Mythbusters

As the glorious twelfth fast approaches, we take a look at some of the most prolific moorland myths.

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Gamekeeper of the Month – August

Our next Gamekeeper of the Month is head keeper Ian Sleightholm from Bolton Castle estate. Ian talks about the reasons behind his decision to become a keeper, what he loves about his profession the most and why he would encourage the young generation to consider a career in gamekeeping.

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Time to reflect

How sustainable is shooting in the UK? Has the coronavirus pandemic highlighted areas in which changes need to be made? Steve Bloomfield mulls over some questions.

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Pine Martens – Back from the brink

Cat McNicol provides an insight into pine martens in the British countryside and explains how, with a few small changes, we can once again live alongside this charismatic native predator.

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When passions merge

Almost 30 years ago, Rodger McPhail was commissioned to paint the first ever Wildlife Habitat Trust stamp.

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Gamekeeper of the Month – July

Raymond is the first gamekeeper to be employed by The Kennel Club. He is responsible for turning Emblehope and Burngrange Estate into a “training centre of excellence for working dogs”.

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