BASC in the Press
The British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) is urging the police to be “consistent” in the Covid-19 advice given to the shooting community.
A Perthshire-based shooting association has welcomed assurances from the Scottish Government that the lack of support for field sports businesses will be reversed.
Highlands and Islands MSP Donald Cameron is supporting calls for sporting businesses to receive government assistance during the Covid-19 outbreak.
Sporting estates that offer shooting and fishing should receive Scottish Government support to help them through the coronavirus crisis, landowning Tories have said.
Sporting estates have been warned to be extra vigilant after an arson attack caused around £30,000 of damage to a shooting club in Warrington.
Coronavirus: Perthshire-based field sports business criticises ‘unacceptable’ lack of government support
A Perthshire-based shooting association has criticised the “significant and unacceptable” lack of Scottish government support for field sports during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A new contraceptive which is aimed at helping to manage the grey squirrel population and allow the endangered red species to thrive is being developed by a partnership of leading conservation and forestry organisations.
Conservation group Wild Justice has launched a legal challenge to the general licences issued by Natural Resources Wales (NRW), which sanction the shooting of pest bird species.