Natural England

The science of scent

Knowing about scent can give us a bit more knowledge in perfecting our gundog training. Pete Carr explains that understanding different conditions is the key. Understanding scent and scenting conditions can really make a difference when working gundogs. In truth

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Posted in Expert Advice, Features

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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All change, business as usual

There’s been at change at the top, but that won’t stop Predator from sharpening his claws on attention-seeking antis. By the time you read these words, the election will all be over. We will have a new face – or

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Posted in Viewpoint

Natural England – BASC partnership

BASC and Natural England have signed a partnership agreement recognising the importance of shooting’s conservation contribution.  The partnership aims to enable an annual action plan to develop solutions and work towards common goals, including the implementation of the government’s Biodiveristy 2020 scheme, coastal access, wildfowling

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Ten million visits

Natural England has found that the English countryside receives a massive ten million visits per year from fieldsports enthusiasts. These numbers were recorded as part of the fifth annual report from NE measuring people’s engagement with the countryside. Fishing generates yet

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'Broaden your horizons' BASC tells regulators

The British Association for Game and Conservation has called on regulators of conservation sites to ‘broaden their horizons’. The organisation has stated it wants regulators to not just look at the wildlife and plants in an area before deciding on

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TB figures ‘steadying’

With the cull due to take place in Somerset and Gloucestershire within the next few weeks, chief vet Nigel Gibben’s has voiced that the disease may be steadying.

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Licence to Kill

John Bryan emphasises the importance of being up to speed with the latest General Licences, and the conditions of use to look out for   Anyone involved in vermin control should be familiar with the broad legislation, such as the

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Posted in Features

GWCT chief joins Natural England board

GWCT chief executive Teresa Dent has been appointed to the board of Natural England. Having taken a degree in agriculture before working as a farming consultant for 13 years, she joined the GWCT (then the Game Conservancy) at the end

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Truss ‘flunking’ badger debut

Newly appointed environment secretary, Liz Truss, has been accused of “flunking” her first test after her announcement on the badger cull.

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