“Great turnout” of ‘keepers old and new.
Call for people to ‘work together’ to deal with wildlife crime.
“Common sense ” decision to remove post targeting game farms.
Annual event provides opportunity for wildfowlers to catch up and ‘give something back’.
Post claiming to show a map of game farms has been published on Facebook.
The performance tables take into account firearm (FAC) and shotgun (SGC) certificate grants and renewals, coterminous renewals and variations.
More than 100 people addressed by BASC at event at Newton Rigg College.
Landscape provided by grouse shooting “sustains wildlife diversity and provides opportunities for ecotourism”.
Unless raptor persecution ends, shooting in the future will be “unrecognisable” from what we have now.
Licences help control species such as woodpigeon – the UK’s number one agricultural pest.