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.
Following the publication of the ‘Werritty review’ into driven grouse shooting, BASC’s Ross Ewing reviews the evidence given by Professor Werritty to a cohort of MSPs.
Taken on an individual basis these new regulations represent colossal change for the sector.
Owner of Rottal Estate, Dee Ward, describes the new era and uncertain future facing grouse shooters following the Werritty Review.
Rifts in review group make it easier for the government to go against recommendations.
BASC Scotland will discuss review's findings with government.
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.