BASC Scotland’s Ross Ewing explores how the outcome of the Scottish Government’s review of grouse moor management had been skewed to appease armchair conservationists.
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.
Taken on an individual basis these new regulations represent colossal change for the sector.
Rifts in review group make it easier for the government to go against recommendations.
BASC Scotland’s political and press officer, Ross Ewing, writes about the recent review into driven grouse shooting and the impact it may have on UK shooting.
Rural organisations said today that the recommendations of a government-commissioned review of grouse moor management will mean a ‘seismic’ change.