Training future wildlife cops.

Over the past two weeks Lancashire Police has been running a Covid safe training course for 60 of its officers. The NGO along with BASC have been involved in running elements of the training course for new wildlife police Officers and officers who work in rural locations in the North West of England. Attending theContinue reading “Training future wildlife cops.”

A record breaking Year for Hen Harriers

For the third year running we have seen big increases in successful nest and chick numbers. It is reported on the GOV.UK site that 60 chicks fledged from 19 nests with twelve nests reported on land managed for grouse shooting. Overall this spring has seen great successes with all species of raptors doing well onContinue reading “A record breaking Year for Hen Harriers”

Association for Responsible Dog Owners (ARDO) Responds to the Scottish Government.

Response form the Association of Responsible Dog Owners (ARDO) in responseto the Scottish Parliament Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee ‘call forevidence’ concerning the proposed Dogs (Protection of Livestock) (Amendment)(Scotland) Bill.ARDO welcomes what we consider to be a much-needed focus on the issue ofdogs worrying and attacking livestock (and indeed other animals).We commend Emma Harper MSPContinue reading “Association for Responsible Dog Owners (ARDO) Responds to the Scottish Government.”

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!”