BASC monitors scientific journals, environmental, policy and political alerts for the results of studies of relevance to shooting and conservation. Below are links to a selection of papers published in May 2018. Please email us if you think we have missed anything.
- Hunter opinions on the management of migratory geese: a case of stakeholder involvement in adaptive harvest management.
- Apparent survival of an Arctic-breeding migratory bird over 44 years of fluctuating population size.
- Variation in melanin pigmentation of a sexually selected plumage trait and its adaptive value in the Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago.
- Interactions between fawns and does of farmed fallow deer Dama dama in the postnatal period.
- Effects of forest roads on oak trees via cervid habitat use and browsing.
- Wild-Harvested Venison Yields and Sharing by Michigan Deer Hunters.
- Wildlife disease ecology from the individual to the population: Insights from a long-term study of a naturally infected European badger population.
- Wild boar mapping using population-density statistics: From polygons to high resolution raster maps.
- Effects of wild ungulates on the regeneration, structure and functioning of temperate forests: A semi-quantitative review.
- Long-term monitoring of disease impact: rabbit haemorrhagic disease as a biological control case study.
- Arrival of rabbit haemorrhagic disease virus 2 to northern Europe: Emergence and outbreaks in wild and domestic rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus) in Sweden.
- Is clicker training (Clicker + food) better than food-only training for novice companion dogs and their owners?
- Cognition in canine epilepsy: what do we know and where are we going?
- Reinforcer effectiveness in dogs—The influence of quantity and quality.
- What is the risk of tickborne diseases to UK pets?
- Be tick aware: when and where to check cats and dogs for ticks.
- Arguing for biodiversity in practice: a case study from the UK.
- Species contributions to single biodiversity values under-estimate whole community contribution to a wider range of values to society.
- Woodlots, wetlands or wheat fields? Agri-environmental land allocation preferences of stakeholder organisations in England and Ontario.
- Introduced Grey Squirrels subvert supplementary feeding of suburban wild birds.
- Kinetics and tissue distribution of bismuth, tin and lead after implantation of miniature shotgun alloy pellets in rats.
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