hen harriers

Channel 4 stitch up gamekeepers

Alex Hogg, chairman of the Scottish Gamekeepers’ Association, says he was stitched up by Channel 4 News in a report on wildlife crime. He told Modern Gamekeeping that the broadcasters: Asked the same question more than six times because they

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Scientific advances

Hen harriers and grouse can co-exist without grouse shoots suffering, claims a new report from Aberdeen University.

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Publish the hen harrier plan

A new e-petition has been launched to encourage DEFRA to publish the hen harrier recovery plan.

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RSPB urges shoots to 'do more' to help harriers

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds has called on sporting estates to do more to protect the hen harrier. RSPB Scotland has released a news statement that urges grouse moor owners and gamekeepers to do more to prevent

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Did you hear the one about…?

An Englishman, a Scotsman and an Irishman went into a bar… Actually, I’d better not tell you that one. You never know who could be listening. There’s a growing list of things you’re not allowed to think nowadays, never mind

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Keeper Persecution

The RSPB is missing the target in its war on gamekeepers, says Adrian Blackmore. The RSPB is well known for making unsubstantiated accusations, seemingly unconcerned that its claims cannot always be backed up with firm evidence. Much is made of

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