BASC seek to ensure a fit for purpose and future-proof licensing system.
A training course designed to help improve police officers’ understanding of firearms and wildlife law has been successfully completed with the help of the UK’s largest shooting organisation, the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC), working with police wildlife and rural crime officers from Lancashire and Cumbria constabularies.
Youngsters aged 14 – 16 can be in with a shot of winning a place on a two-day, all-inclusive ‘Gamekeeping Experience’ at Newton Rigg College.
The Wildlife Habitat Trust (WHT) has granted a loan of £50,000 to Westmorland Wildfowlers’ Association (W.W.A) towards the purchase of 27 acres of land at Tarneybank Tarn near Killington, Cumbria.
BASC's response to a Defra consultation has put shooting and conservation on the agenda in discussions about how the subsidies for the Common Agriculture Policy (CAP) will be spent in England.
Young Shots from the North of England experienced coastal wildfowling for the first time at an event run by Preston and District Wildfowlers’ Association and the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC).
An Introduction to Wildfowling Day, designed to give Young Shots experience of wildfowling, will be held at Dolphin Shooting Ground, near Preston, Lancashire on Saturday 9th November.
Duncan Thomas, a former wildlife crime liaison officer in a high-profile role with Lancashire Constabulary, has joined BASC, to boost the regional team for the North of England.