BASC delivers police training on firearms and wildlife law
BASC's Duncan Thomas explains the use of a hopper for grey squirral control

BASC delivers police training on firearms and wildlife law

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.

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Win a  Gamekeeping Experience weekend for 14-16 year olds
Picture shows a gamekeeping student from Newton Rig College.

Win a Gamekeeping Experience weekend for 14-16 year olds

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.

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£50,000 loan helps to fund land purchase in Cumbria

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.

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BASC responds to English CAP consultation

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.

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Young Shots’ successful wildfowling experience

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).

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BASC boosts North of England team.

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.

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