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GROUSE MOOR MANAGEMENT IS AN IMPERATIVE AND INTEGRAL PART OF PRESERVING THE COUNTRYSIDE
GROUSE MOOR MANAGEMENT IS AN IMPERATIVE AND INTEGRAL PART OF PRESERVING THE COUNTRYSIDE
Jim Goodlad, gamekeeping and wildlife management lecturer at Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) Elmwood.  Moorland, peatland, and rough grass types make up over 50% of upland Scotland. This supports upland Scotland in many ways – conservation benefits, the economic impact to local communities through employment, total expenditure, and holistic capital expenditure, everyone gets a bite at
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Scotland’s purple-clad heather moorland is heading into a new era and uncertain future.
Scotland’s purple-clad heather moorland is heading into a new era and uncertain future.
By Dee Ward, owner Rottal Estate, Angus The final report of a two-year long review into grouse moor management, commissioned by the Scottish Government, has made a host of recommendations that would result in the biggest change for generations. Grouse shooting, of course, evokes strong opinions and there are those who would gladly see an
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