Gamekeepers urged: Respond to General Licence consultation

Gamekeepers should act today to safeguard the General Licence for shooting pest bird species in England, the NGO has said.

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Mapping Scottish stalking

Scottish Natural Heritage’s ‘Heading for the Scottish Hills’ website has been updated for the 2012/13 season.

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Scottish stalkers told to get qualified

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.

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Black death

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

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Scots deer law change

Scottish Natural Heritage has advised that a number of changes to the law for shooting deer out of season have now come into effect.

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Deer are our icons, say Scots

Scottish Natural Heritage’s annual autumn survey has found that the Scottish public views deer as the type of wildlife it most associates with Scotland.

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