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Project Trespass

A new initiative to tackle poaching was launched on October 1 2013 by the Poaching Priority Delivery Group. Helena Douglas explains how Project Trespass will work   The Poaching Priority Delivery Group, set up in 2008, comprises police representatives, the

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Hare today, still hare tomorrow?

I can think of very few keepers – or the estates on which they work – that have not been victims of poaching at some point or another. This can range from a minor irritation to a major problem that blights

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Non-Native Nippers

If you have water on your shoot, this is the time of year when you’re most likely to see signs of crayfish. Hidden and resting in burrows during the winter months, June to September is the period when crayfish are

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'Pheasants Fell Trees’ Says Natural England

Natural England and Yorks Sport Ltd clash in court over alleged damage to Special Sites of Scientific interest by pheasants released for shooting. How many pheasants is too many? That was the question asked in York Crown Court earlier this

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