BASC in the Press
A Scottish Government Minister has condemned “the abuse and unfair harassment” of gamekeepers and their families in Scotland, after research commissioned by the government showed that almost two thirds had experienced abusive behaviour.
Unmanaged animals from Britain’s largest herds for 1,000 years are no longer needed with restaurants in lockdown.
Both activities now count as outdoor exercise which is permitted once a day under the latest lockdown rules.
Shooters are being urged to stop hunting birds until the freezing temperatures ease.
Dominic West pictured among group of seven enjoying outdoor meal in apparent breach of ‘rule of six’.
The actor, 51, enjoyed a meal near his Wiltshire home at the weekend, apparently after a shooting party.
Actor, 51, is pictured among group of seven enjoying outdoor meal in apparent breach of ‘rule of six’.
Prince William has been called upon by campaigners to limit the damage to wildlife on the Queen’s estate.
Campaigners take aim at royal hunting after protected bird is killed on Queen’s estate
Suffolk Agricultural Association roadshow to visit schools next year to connect children with nature
Suffolk’s schoolchildren will get the chance to learn more about the countryside thanks to a new roadshow.
SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Police and RSPCA probed death of Little Owl found in a trap on Queen’s beloved Sandringham estate
The incident happened in May but only became the subject of an investigation this month.
The conservation regulator Natural England has put forward plans to adopt tougher monitoring proposals to reverse nature’s decline in sites of special scientific interest (SSSIs), in line with the approach taken in Scotland.
Criminal gangs are targeting Dorset farms to carry out animal coursing and kill hares and deers – with some animals being claimed as trophies.
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