BASC is backing efforts to challenge rules which will significantly damage shooting tourism between Northern Ireland and Great Britain.
BASC highlights help and support available to ‘keepers and shoot managers.
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 is an evidence and science-led organisation hence we will be engaging fully with the review.
From never seeing a real life pheasant to not being able to imagine your life without shooting and country sports.
Two new research white papers have been published offering policy recommendations to enhance the important work carried out as part of land management for shooting. The papers have been produced by BASC.
BASC has published a paper entitled “Grouse moor licensing - assessment of proposal and summary of unintended consequences”.
The British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) has warned that calls for the licensing of grouse moors would have significant unintended consequences, causing a loss of valuable habitat and biodiversity and leading to unemployment and rural depopulation.
An example of the benefits which shooting brings to conservation has been recognised by the Welsh Assembly Government.