The success of the hare is through supporting proven conservation techniques not obsolete protectionism.
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.
BASC monitors scientific journals and environmental, policy and political alerts for the results of studies of relevance to shooting and conservation. This webpage has a list of papers published in September 2019.
“A workable solution is needed in days not weeks,” says BASC.
BASC will be pressing for significant changes to be made to new licence
Licences issued for Canada geese and wood pigeon
We received 3,956 membership telephone enquiries and 844 requests for advice to our firearms team during March - just part of the work we do.
BASC welcomes response to online petition calling for study into role of shooting in conservation and economy.