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Heather burning: Antis told to back off

New evidence enters play in the heather burning debate, even as the interpretation of previous papers is called into question

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In Angus, grouse is the million-pound bird

Nearly £1m will flow into Angus households from the grouse shooting season, say newly released figures

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Moorland grouse on the menu

With the grouse season under way, game meat is getting a boost in Scotland

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Bringing bees back to shoots

Improving shoots for the benefit of bees will ensure favourable conditions for game birds, not to mention benefits for the countryside.  The habitat created on shoots provides pollinators with food all year round, but more must be done to support the declining

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Publish the hen harrier plan

A new e-petition has been launched to encourage DEFRA to publish the hen harrier recovery plan.

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Heather Beetle

As the summer fades away, many keepers, syndicates and moorland managers across the country will be forced to take notice of heather beetle damage. Heather beetle outbreaks are nothing new, but the vast population explosions which have taken place over

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Keeper Persecution

The RSPB is missing the target in its war on gamekeepers, says Adrian Blackmore. The RSPB is well known for making unsubstantiated accusations, seemingly unconcerned that its claims cannot always be backed up with firm evidence. Much is made of

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