BASC calls for assurances that consenting applications for shooting are not impeded by SSSI assessment changes in its response to a Natural England consultation.
Gareth Dockerty looks at the latest Westminster debate covering moorland burning.
Conservation work by people that shoot is key to the Government’s green economic recovery.
BASC has reiterated its public condemnation of raptor persecution and support for a ‘zero tolerance’ approach that is seeing success.
BASC has welcomed the decision by the Scottish Government to relax a temporary muirburn ban which was imposed as part of emergency coronavirus legislation.
With two thirds of rural Britain managed for shooting, and expertise overflowing in the sector BASC is calling on the Government to work with the shooting community.
Gareth Dockerty comments on Natural England’s newly released breeding hen harrier figures for England.
BASC’s executive director of conservation, Caroline Bedell, discusses the latest review into the impacts of releasing gamebirds.
BASC’s political officer, Jak Abrahams, describes the parliamentary bird box initiative and what’s next for the project.