Gamekeeping students from Reaseheath College rolled up their sleeves to carry out conservation work during a visit to BASC’s Marford Mill HQ.
BASC’s Green Shoots conservation programme is to be expanded across Wales with the help of a grant of £137,000 from Natural Resources Wales (NRW).
A proposal to consider excluding the use of general licences over some areas of land in Scotland has been challenged by the UK’s largest shooting organisation, the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC). BASC is concerned that this could penalise innocent land managers and affect their livelihoods. The plan Read more…
Please email Natural England with your views on proposals to radically change the English general licences – which give the authority for activities such as pigeon shooting. The consultation closes on the 19th May.
BASC’s chief executive Richard Ali has addressed the national conference on uplands management, emphasising the UK’s unique uplands and the important role wildlife management and shooting will continue to play in their future. He said not only was shooting a part of the heritage of the uplands; it is part of its innovative future.