BASC’s Gareth Dockerty remarks on the similarities between the successful management of sand dunes and that of upland moorland landscapes.
Following official representation from BASC and other organisations, Defra has recognised the need for scientific research to become a licensable activity within the new burning regulations in England. Following an open dialogue with BASC the addition has been successfully made so that continuing and future studies can be undertaken through Read more…
The RSPB have used the recent wildfire in Northern Ireland’s Mourne mountains as a platform to call for a ban on controlled burning.
BASC’s Gareth Dockerty unravels what the government’s announcement on burning actually means and organisation’s work behind the scenes to ensure evidence-led policy.
Government announcement on heather burning offers promise of licences as consequences of a blanket ban recognised.
BASC has challenged the Scottish Green Party’s nature emergency declaration which calls for an end to driven grouse moor management practices.
A ground-breaking new study has highlighted that grouse shooting delivers significant socio-economic benefits.