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BASC rejects Canada geese and Larsen trap proposals

As part of its review of a Welsh Assembly Government consultation on general licences, BASC has decided there is no justification to add Canada geese to the pest birds list in Wales or to introduce a police administered identification tagging system for cage traps such as Larsen traps.


BASC secures the sale of woodpigeons for 2010

BASC has ensured that a possible ban on the sale of woodpigeons has been averted. Natural England?s draft general licences, under which woodpigeons can be legally shot, included a condition that would have resulted in a ban on the sale of their meat.


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