BASC tells inquiry its deer stalking schemes provide an excellent example of best practice management that should be adopted more widely.
20,000 people have now been awarded the Deer Stalking Certificate 1 (DSC1) by Deer Management Qualifications (DMQ) – the major provider of awards in its field. The DSC qualification assesses the competence of the stalker in a number of areas including deer biology and ecology, the law, stalking techniques and Read more…
BASC has corrected references which described shooting as a high threat to UK forests in a major report to the European Commission. The intention was to describe deer grazing, browsing and trampling as a significant problem, not shooting. BASC’s amendments were adopted and the UK report has been revised, submitted and published.
The Isle of Arran Deer Management scheme, organised by the UK’s largest shooting organisation, the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC), has places available for BASC members.