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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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Kayaking for crows

As the UK heads into into springtime, Davy Thomas recalls a memorable kayaking trip out in a storm and points out the benefits of leaving static traps a bit longer than normal before moving them or installing new ones. Extract

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Lapwing Lessons

As several species face severe local declines, Andrew Gilruth asks: is it time for conservation organisations to adopt game management principles before it’s too late? We have learnt the value of game management to conservation. Successful game management relies on

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