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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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The real crime is, they’re getting away with it

Editor-in-chief Peter Carr blasts poachers of all persuasions – and says a co-ordinated fight back is required to make the authorities sit up and take notice How many cases of deer poaching would you guess are reported each year? Would

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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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Police tackle poachers

Police tackle poachers Police and forest rangers are hoping the recently introduced Project Trespass will help tackle the problem of deer poaching – particularly in Devon, Cornwall, and Exmoor areas. Exmoor, which has the largest red deer population in England,

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SGA asks for keepers' help in fighting wildlife crime

The Scottish Gamekeepers’ Association is teaming up with wildlife crime officers in a bid to prevent illegal freshwater pearl mussel fishing

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Just because you're paranoid…

Gossip, sniping, and unwarranted speculation – Predator finds conspiracy theories under every stone

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Thank Poaching

The fight is on – and it’s not about poachers. Predator says the RSPB has a tough fight on its hands if it wants to close down shooting. The modern gamekeeper has a lot to thank poachers for. Take this

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