snares

Trap tampering

A wave of vandalism targeting legally placed traps and snares is hitting the Scottish countryside, studies have shown.  Conservation equipment has been tampered with or stolen, with few incidents reported to the authorities. This form of predator control is a vital, legal tool

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Trap interference: BASC study launched

The British Association for Shooting and Conservation has initiated a year-long study into the extend on unauthorised interference with legal traps and snares. The study, which will be carried out in Scotland with the agreement of land managers, aims to

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Ensnared in a circular argument

David Taylor finds the facts and the sentiments of the anti-snaring argument don’t match up to the reality

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Spies in the hills

Gamekeepers in Scotland are warned that anti-fieldsports campaigners will be out searching for illegal snares when new rules take effect on 1 April

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