Helena Douglas

Countryside champion

As the membership organisation for owners of land, property and businesses in rural England and Wales, the CLA has many responsibilities. Helena Douglas looks into what the organisation does. Stating that it speaks for everyone who believes in a living

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Geese at Dawn

Helena Douglas has pinkfooted geese in her sights in the dramatic Aberdeenshire countryside It is early morning in Aberdeenshire and as the first fingers of light spread across the horizon the haunting, high-pitched cry of Anser brachyrhynchus, the pinkfooted goose,

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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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Fair game at the game fair

With nearly 85 per cent of game shoots in the UK relying on hand-reared game birds that are released to supplement wild stocks, game farming in Britain is big business. Today, around 250 game farms rear mostly pheasants and partridges

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