Gamekeepers should act today to safeguard the General Licence for shooting pest bird species in England, the NGO has said.
Scottish Natural Heritage’s ‘Heading for the Scottish Hills’ website has been updated for the 2012/13 season.
Scottish deer stalkers have been challenged to take the Deer Stalking Certificate Level 1 – or they may see laws introduced making them officially register and undertake a competence course before going out on the hill.
River keeper Tony Megson has to constantly stem the tide of various predators intent on taking his trout, but none is worse than the cormorant
Scottish Natural Heritage has advised that a number of changes to the law for shooting deer out of season have now come into effect.