Muntjac nibbles and potted grey squirrel are just two of the delicious ways people can make a difference this Invasive Species Week. The two species are just some of the invasive non-native species (INNS) in the UK and to mark Invasive Species Week, which will run from 24-30 May, BASC is Read more…
UK’s largest shooting organisation responds to RSPB review on gamebird shooting.
A BASC initiative to build and install thousands of bird boxes around Lancashire and the North of England has been featured on the BBC.
The Scottish Parliament have voted to give further protection to mountain hares in Scotland following the last-minute amendment proposed by Green Party MSP Alison Johnstone.
BASC has launched a “White Paper” at this year’s CLA Game Fair, calling on national regulators to broaden their horizons when assessing the conservation status of specially protected sites. Currently regulators, such as Natural England, have to make an assessment of the conservation status of specially designated land such as Read more…
The British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) is supporting calls for the publication of a plan that would, if implemented, see conservation and sporting interests working side-by-side to tackle one of the most contentious issues affecting England’s uplands.
The British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) has warned that calls for the licensing of grouse moors would have significant unintended consequences, causing a loss of valuable habitat and biodiversity and leading to unemployment and rural depopulation.
The NI Justice Committee has urged Department of Justice (DoJ) officials to rethink their latest proposal to significantly increase firearms licensing fees. The department’s latest proposals on a range of firearms issues were debated during a meeting of the Justice Committee at Stormont yesterday, Wednesday 18 June.