Alex Hogg

Young Gamekeeper of the Year announced

20-year-old Duncan Seaton from Dores near Inverness was announced as Young Gamekeeper of the Year

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Nominations now open for Bellamy Trophy 2015

The National Gamekeepers’ Organisation Educational Trust is inviting nominations for this year’s Bellamy Trophy

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Trap tampering

A wave of vandalism targeting legally placed traps and snares is hitting the Scottish countryside, studies have shown.  Conservation equipment has been tampered with or stolen, with few incidents reported to the authorities. This form of predator control is a vital, legal tool

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Nominations open

The Scottish Gamekeepers’ Association is once more looking for the Young Gamekeeper of the Year. As part of the organisation’s Year of the Rural Worker, the award will be presented to an individual who has shown great skill and passion in

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Deer cull threatens jobs

Rural jobs could be at risk due to extreme deer culls in Scotland.

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Channel 4 stitch up gamekeepers

Alex Hogg, chairman of the Scottish Gamekeepers’ Association, says he was stitched up by Channel 4 News in a report on wildlife crime. He told Modern Gamekeeping that the broadcasters: Asked the same question more than six times because they

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NGO Awards

The National Gamekeepers Organisation presented its prestigious Frank Jenkins memorial trophy and the NGO Educational Trust’s Bellamy award at a ceremony at the CLA Game Fair, Blenheim Palace, in July.   Matthew Harrison, a student at Bishop Burton College, was

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Ross-Shire raptors: Reward now £26,000

The most recently released number of dead birds found in Ross-Shire stands at 20, 14 of which are red kites and six buzzards. An initial reward of £5,000 was offered by the RSPB to anyone who had information relating to

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SGA urges members to help clamp down on wildlife crime

The Scottish Gamekeepers’ Association has urged anyone with information regarding five dead kites and one dead buzzard that were found in March in the Conon Bridge/ Muir of Ord area in Ross-shire, to contact Police Scotland. SGA Chairman Alex Hogg

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SGA defends local input into deer management

The Scottish Gamekeepers’ Association has been taking part in talks with the Rural Affairs Committee in Scottish parliament on the subject of deer management. Chairman Alex Hogg defended the representation of local people in deer management groups, saying that jobs

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