The decision by Natural Resources Wales to restrict the ability of conservationists and wildlife managers to control magpies, jays and jackdaws is a retrograde blow for conservation.
Actions are “a direct threat to farmers, conservationists and pest control businesses at a vital time of year”.
CHECKS of nest boxes in a private woodland in Denbighshire, North Wales, have produced some good news in the form of the highest number of dormice found in the wood since 2012. Nationally, dormice populations have been fluctuating, with a downward overall trend. They are already extinct in some areas, Read more…
BASC is calling on all shooters to email the Welsh Government by 7th March in support of the existing voluntary ban on shooting Greenland white-fronted geese.
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).