NGO Moorland Branch Keeper tackles Tim Birch’s Disney World view of Conservation.

NGO Moorland Branch member Richard Bailey talks openly on todays Farming Programme. the radio 4 programme took a well balanced stance which was a refreshing change. it is clear though that the view points are polarised to say the least, but how can anybody believe that Tim Birch’s Disney Eutopian world would work is beyondContinue reading “NGO Moorland Branch Keeper tackles Tim Birch’s Disney World view of Conservation.”

Grouse shooting essential for the survival of Moorland Communities, new study finds

Universityof Northampton researchers conduct wide ranging survey intoeconomic and social effects of the sport on moorland communities Professor Simon Denny and Tracey Latham Green of the Institute for Social Innovation and Impact at the University of Northampton have conducted a new study into the economic and social effects of integrated moo rland management including grouseContinue reading “Grouse shooting essential for the survival of Moorland Communities, new study finds”

Solo, A Bowland Success Story.

Yet another good news story from one of the private shooting estates in the Forest of Bowland. After the RSPBs claim of wholesale raptor persecution during lockdown the truth is now becoming very clear, infact Raptors are doing very well indeed on managed ground. So well, that a leading Harrier expert stated that this isContinue reading “Solo, A Bowland Success Story.”

The Game Keepers’ Welfare Trust ia launching an online service to support Gamekeepers wives and partners.

The HIND initiative is a new support chain organised by the Gamekeepers Welfare Trust In case you wondered HIND is an acronym for: Helping you understand mental health issues Instigating new ways of communication Nurturing yourself and each other Developing resilience July 29th 2020 The Gamekeepers’ Welfare Trust (GWT) is launching a new initiative toContinue reading “The Game Keepers’ Welfare Trust ia launching an online service to support Gamekeepers wives and partners.”

Where does Venison come from?

From Estate to plate. Have you ever wondered where venison comes from, is it ethically sourced and sustainable, and is the meat traceable throughout the whole process? if so then this is the film for you. This is the first film to be released in the latest project from the National Gamekeepers Organisation. We willContinue reading “Where does Venison come from?”

Security for peace of Mind.

During the month of July, new members to the National Gamekeepers Organisation and existing members signing up to Direct Debit will be entered into a draw to win a Ground Anchor from ATVTrac. This great product will help deter the theft of any piece of equipment or machinery that you choose to chain to it.Continue reading “Security for peace of Mind.”

Tweed Clad Super Heroes!

by John Clarke, Developement Officer North. It is not only Brighton Beach that has seen a huge increase in visitors in recent weeks our uplands are suffering a similar fate. Huge volumes of visitors to the Peak District National Park have caused untold damage through the use of disposable BBQ’s. Last night (25th June) yetContinue reading “Tweed Clad Super Heroes!”

Wild and Game now stock Venison and Wild Boar from premier GameDealer Ben Rigby.

Wild and Game, the not-for-profit company on a mission to increase game consumption in the UK, has added a new premium range of game to its offering. The company has teamed up with highly respected game dealer Ben Rigby to offer its customers Ben’s celebrated wild boar and venison. In total, eight new Ben RigbyContinue reading “Wild and Game now stock Venison and Wild Boar from premier GameDealer Ben Rigby.”

2 Cocker Spaniels Stolen from a Kennel in Suffolk.

Please keep your eyes peeled so that we can get these two dogs back to their rightful owners. Black cocker: 6 years old, quite laid back personally until you say the magic words, until then he never leaves my side. Many times I used to take him in the pub with me after a shootContinue reading “2 Cocker Spaniels Stolen from a Kennel in Suffolk.”

Northern Pennines Moorland Group distribute PPE to local NHS trusts

In a bid to help our healthcare professionals, gamekeepers and moorland managers from across the Northern Pennines have joined forces to collect personal protective equipment [PPE] which has been donated to local NHS trusts. Many NHS facilities are lacking in protective eyewear, an item which the shooting community are well placed to distribute to thoseContinue reading “Northern Pennines Moorland Group distribute PPE to local NHS trusts”