The key points on the Judicial Review into gamebird releasing and Defra’s proposed system of licensing.
Following the announcement that Defra has concluded its review into releasing game birds on and around protected sites BASC has issued the following FAQs.
Defra’s proposed red tape under the precautionary principle will do little but threaten rural jobs, conservation efforts and a host of social benefits that shooting provides.
Octobers Gamekeeper of the Month is Charlie Newman, Trainee gamekeeper at Sparsholt College and BASC’s 2020 Legacy Scholarship winner.
BASC has welcomed the decision by the Scottish Government to relax a temporary muirburn ban which was imposed as part of emergency coronavirus legislation.
The training days were put on free of charge to provide the officers with an overview of several subjects they are likely to encounter.
The campaign highlights the potential dangers and consequences if burning were to be banned.
Following the wettest winter for a long time and the driest spring ever the mighty grouse have commendably managed to not only breed but produce some good broods.
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.