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SPEYSIDE GROUSE MOOR AT FOREFRONT OF GROUNDBREAKING GOLDEN EAGLE CONSERVATION
SPEYSIDE GROUSE MOOR AT FOREFRONT OF GROUNDBREAKING GOLDEN EAGLE CONSERVATION
A Highland estate is encouraging other land owners to get involved with a ground-breaking Scottish golden eagle conservation project after eagle chicks were donated to the project. As one of the first estates involved in the pioneering South of Scotland Golden Eagle Project, Pitmain and Glenbanchor Estate, a 12,000 acre estate near Kingussie, volunteered to
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NEW APP SIGNALS MAJOR DEVELOPMENT IN MOUNTAIN HARE COUNTS
NEW APP SIGNALS MAJOR DEVELOPMENT IN MOUNTAIN HARE COUNTS
Land managers in Scotland have taken a major step forward in the establishment of an evidence-based approach to counting and recording data on mountain hare populations, it was announced today. New training methods and innovative technology will enable conservation bodies to record and assess hare populations and give more sophisticated advice on sustainable hare management.
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WATERSHED PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS CONSERVATION BENEFITS OF GROUSE MOOR MANAGEMENT
WATERSHED PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS CONSERVATION BENEFITS OF GROUSE MOOR MANAGEMENT
Rural organisations said a landmark report published today has produced ‘ultimate proof’ of the conservation benefits of grouse moor management. The organisations said the final report on the Langholm Moor Demonstration Project (LMDP) – which studied moorland management for birds of prey and red grouse over 10 years – highlights how game keeping significantly improved
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SCOTLAND’S RURAL ORGANISATIONS ASK FOR THE VALUE OF GROUSE SHOOTING TO BE RECOGNISED
SCOTLAND’S RURAL ORGANISATIONS ASK FOR THE VALUE OF GROUSE SHOOTING TO BE RECOGNISED
Rural organisations have appealed to politicians to recognise the value of grouse shooting ahead of one of the most important seasons in generations. Scottish Land & Estates (SLE) – alongside the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC), the Scottish Gamekeepers Association (SGA), the Scottish Countryside Alliance (SCA) and the Scottish Association for Country Sports
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