BASC has issued a reminder of the legal obligations of shoots releasing gamebirds on or within 500m of a European Protected Site in England.
BASC is committed to seeing tougher penalties imposed under the Government’s new Animal Welfare Bill for those found guilty of gamebird worrying.
Read our FAQs on the interim licencing scheme for gamebird release on or within 500m of European Protected Sites.
The Government has announced an interim licensing scheme for gamebird release on and within 500 metres of European Protected Sites.
The government has today announced plans to introduce an interim licensing scheme for gamebird release on and within 500m of European Protected Sites (Special Areas of Conservation (SAC) and Special Protection Areas (SPAs)) in England. The announcement follows a period of consultation and will come into force 31st May. The Read more…