The problem with peat

Patrick Laurie looks at the damaging factors a grouse moor manager must consider when it comes to peatland reduction… Peat has become a big issue in the uplands over the past few years, and having identified its huge value in

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The Gift of Grouse: new campaign showcases best of Scottish

Credit: A Lovel

A major new campaign highlighting the benefits of grouse moors in Scotland was launched today in the Angus Glens.  The Gift of Grouse, unveiled today to mark the Glorious Twelfth, the start of the grouse shooting season, is a yearlong initiative

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The “Glorious Twelve” benefits of Grouse Shooting

To celebrate the Glorious Twelfth and the opening of the UK red grouse season, the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) has released an infographic illustrating the benefits of grouse shooting. Ian Grindy, the Chairman of BASC’s Gameshooting and Gamekeeping

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A not-so-glorious Twelfth?

There have been warnings of a reduced red grouse shooting season this year due to unusually wet weather in the spring and summer. Ralph Peters, Bidwells partner and head of the Perth office, has been contacted by a number of

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Demonstrating Developments

The irony is that nothing delivers what hen harriers need more than moorland management for red grouse. And this was one of the take-home messages from the Scottish Environment Minister’s recent visit to the Langholm Moor Demonstration Project (LMDP) in

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