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Orkney onslaught

Between gale-force winds, blizzards and driving rain, James Marchington and Gary Green catch some extreme wildfowling opportunities on Orkney We are on Orkney, a remarkable group of islands 10 miles off the northern tip of Scotland. The isles have strong

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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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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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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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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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Countryside Alliance reacts to Hunting Act delay

The Countryside Alliance has reacted to the SNP U-turn that forced the government to delay a vote on changes to the Hunting Act

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New study into pheasant chick diets

An important new study has highlighted the importance of a naturalistic diet for pheasant chicks reared in captivity

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Capercaillie plan

The Scottish Gamekeepers’ Association has criticised the capercaillie plan for making little mention of predator impact on the population.

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Study supports both grouse and harriers

A report published by the University of Aberdeen outlines a model of management that supports the provision of hen harriers on grouse moors.  The study, which  involved grouse moor managers, ecologists, and conservationists, was led by Dr Steve Redpath, and showed that across the

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Soil structure and sampling

Clive Wood explains how getting to know your soil can give your game cover crops the best start this year Many bits of advice on game cover crops highlight the importance of investment in soil testing, but often don’t explain

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Posted in Expert Advice
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