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Land managers and gamekeepers step up efforts to help protect the hen harrier population in Scotland
Land managers and gamekeepers step up efforts to help protect the hen harrier population in Scotland
Scotland is a major stronghold for hen harriers, with 80% of the UK population. Land managers and gamekeepers have been stepping up efforts as part of the ‘Heads Up for Harriers’ project to help protect the hen harrier population in Scotland. Last week a parliamentary question submitted by Andy Wightman MSP asked how many estates
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BIODIVERSITY THE WINNER IN SCOTLAND DESPITE FINANCIAL HIT FROM POOR SEASON
BIODIVERSITY THE WINNER IN SCOTLAND DESPITE FINANCIAL HIT FROM POOR SEASON
Scotland’s grouse sector has taken a multi-million pound hit due to the poor weather – but that has not dampened the private investment in vital conservation work yielding significant results for the nation’s treasured wildlife. New figures estimate the financial impact of the shoot cancellations to be approximately £38.5m – direct spending on grouse shooting
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COUNTRYSIDE ORGANISATIONS SUPPORT OFFICIAL REVIEW OF GROUSE MOOR MANAGEMENT
COUNTRYSIDE ORGANISATIONS SUPPORT OFFICIAL REVIEW OF GROUSE MOOR MANAGEMENT
Countryside and wildlife organisations today appealed for the Scottish Government-led review into grouse moor management to be allowed to take its course in the interests of rural Scotland. The British Association of Shooting and Conservation, The Scottish Countryside Alliance, Scottish Land & Estates and the Scottish Association of Country Sports issued a joint statement as
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MOORLAND ESTATES SHINE AT SCOTTISH LAND & ESTATES ‘HELPING IT HAPPEN’ AWARDS
MOORLAND ESTATES SHINE AT SCOTTISH LAND & ESTATES ‘HELPING IT HAPPEN’ AWARDS
Moorland estates won a clutch of prizes and nominations at the prestigious Helping It Happen Awards, announced last night in Edinburgh. The winner of the Enhancing our Environment Award was Philiphaugh Estate in the Borders, for its peatland restoration work and the other two finalists in this category were grouse-shooting estates, with Invercauld Estate and
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