British Association for Shooting and Conservation

Sense over extremism

A press release issued by BASC, the UK’s largest shooting and conservation organisation, has praised the decision of Bradford City Council “for choosing sense over extremism by allowing grouse shooting to continue on Ilkley Moor.” The statement reads: The City

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Game food given funding boost

Scotland’s Natural Larder has been given a grant of £11,000 by the Community Food Fund

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New ally for red squirrels

BASC has become a signatory to the UK Squirrel Accord with the aim of helping to protect and expand the red squirrel population in the UK

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Wild fowling less disruptive than walkers

Interim results from a study at Bournemouth University show that walkers can disturb waterfowl more frequently than wildfowling activities

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DEFRA study supports gamebird code

A study into gamebird rearing supports the current DEFRA code of the welfare of gamebirds, used by the British gamebird industry

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Young Shots day at Eastbourne school

West Rise Junior school hosted a BASC Young Shots day, where 32 children got to experience different types of shooting and learn about management and conservation

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Help for Heroes charity shoot

BASC is hosting a charity clay shoot at Cricket St Thomas on Saturday 5 September

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BASC honours former MP Martin Salter

BASC has recognised the efforts of former Labour MP Martin Salter in promoting and supporting shooting

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WHT stamp launch at CLA Game Fair

The WHT will be launching 2015’s wildlife habitat conservation stamp at this year’s CLA Game Fair

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BASC on the shooting line at CLA

BASC will be offering expert shotgun coaching at the CLA Game Fair

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