A Scottish Government Minister has written to BASC to say he is ‘appalled’ by widespread gamekeeper abuse in Scotland.
BASC have called for a voluntary restraint of the shooting of wildfowl from the 6th January.
BASC has welcomed the publication of Scotland’s latest general licences, which will come into force on the 1st January 2021.
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.
Tens of thousands of pounds worth of losses hit the rural economy following a Scottish Government u-turn on self-catering accommodation restrictions.
BASC has welcomed the decision by the Scottish Government to relax a temporary muirburn ban which was imposed as part of emergency coronavirus legislation.
As long as shoots follow the government approved guidance for country sports in Scotland then such outdoor activity should continue as before.
The delay in protecting the mountain hare is a direct consequence of the Green Party’s actions within the chamber.