environment

Agri.cycle support for farming and rural crafts scholarship schemes

  To celebrate 10 years since the launch of their company, Agri.cycle, the farm plastic waste and shotgun cartridge recycling company, are proud to announce their link ups with the scholarship schemes of the Worshipful Company of Farmers and QEST (Queen Elizabeth

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FWAG ‘Silver Lapwing’ Award Presented

The Farming and Wildlife Advisory Group has awarded the Silver Lapwing Award to Ashley Cooper of HP Cooper (Farms) Ltd, from Essex. The award recognises an outstanding, demonstrable commitment to good environmental practices in farming. Charles Beaumont, a judge on

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Purdey Awards announces two new judges

The judging panel of the Purdey Awards – the prestigious annual awards given to conservation projects – has announced two new members. Marcus Janssen, editor of Fieldsports magazine, and Bertie Hoskyns Abrahall, a partner at Withers, will be joining the

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Green Shoots presented to Welsh Assembly

An example of the benefits which shooting brings to conservation has been recognised by the Welsh Assembly Government. The BASC Green Shoots mapping program has received acknowledgement in the Welsh parliament. The National Assembly for Wales’s Environment and Sustainability Committee

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CAP Announced

The next Common Agricultural Policy has been announced, and £3 billion of the £15 billion available will go on improving the environment. Owen Paterson, the environment secretary, stated “England’s £15 billion Common Agricultural Policy must deliver real benefits to farming,

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Deer Dilemma

It seems to me that our nation’s deer are, more and more, coming to be regarded as vermin by the powers that be. I am not just talking of governmental departments – more non-governmental organisations are turning against our deer

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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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No WANE In Environmental Interests

Both Scotland and Northern Ireland have been focusing on the environment in Government lately. The first week of March saw both Scotland’s Government in Holyrood and the Northern Ireland Assembly pass their respective Wildlife and Natural Environment Bills. The Northern

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