BASC has published a paper entitled “Grouse moor licensing – assessment of proposal and summary of unintended consequences”.
BASC has published a paper entitled “BASC Assessment of Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Bill”.
BASC has published its first white paper “The role of societal impacts and ecosystem services in the definition of favourable conservation status”, which looks at how ecosystem services can be considered when designating and managing protected sites.
The Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Bill was introduced on 15 May, grouping a proposed airgun licensing scheme for Scotland with alcohol licensing, scrap metal dealers and sexual entertainment venues. Use this briefing to find out more.
Please email Natural England with your views on proposals to radically change the English general licences – which give the authority for activities such as pigeon shooting. The consultation closes on the 19th May.