wildlife management

Water vole survey for BASC

BASC is looking for members to participate in a series of surveys measuring the success of a water vole project in north Wales. Water voles face serious threats throughout the UK, as the surveys will provide much needed information on the trajectory

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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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New in the North

We meet Sarah Read, the new Northern area development offi cer of the NGO, to talk about past experience and her plans for her new role

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A profession in decline?

  The gamekeeping industry must modernise if it is to survive, says a new report from Sector Skills Council body Lantra. The report, which examines the industry for skills shortages that exist in the current workforce and projects which skills

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Conservation From Other Continents

The most important thing about wildlife management is managing the wildlife, right? Wrong. It all starts much deeper, as Chris Pike, conservation officer and professional hunter, explains. I’ve just finished a tour of the UK talking to gamekeepers, stalkers, deer

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