Ban driven grouse shooting 2019 Day 6

We’re now on Day 6 and the e-petition calling for a ban of driven grouse shooting is over two thirds of the way towards a Westminster Hall debate. Here’s a map of where those signatures come from; Here are constituencies with 154+ signatures already (the only significance of 154 is that is the average number…

Sunday cartoon by Ralph Underhill

Mark writes: The Wild Justice e-petition to ban driven grouse shooting stands at 62,730 – please sign it and get your friends to sign it as quickly as possible. I’ll be giving a short talk about Wild Justice at the Bird Fair (Osprey marquee) at 11:30am this morning. Likes(40)Dislikes(3)

What to do at the Bird Fair on Sunday

09:30 Bats in churches Diana Spencer (Merlin) 10:15 Rebirding – rewilding Britain and its birds Ben Macdonald (Authors’ Forum) 11:30 Wild Justice the first 6 months Mark Avery (Osprey) 12:00 Nature Calls Mark Carwardine (Events) 13:00 A tabloid history of birdwatching Paul Thomas (Authors’ Forum) 13:30 Hen Harrier LIFE Cathleen Thomas (Harrier) 15:30 our flyway…

Quick update

At the Bird Fair yesterday: it rained a bit the paths were muddy in places (the going was soft, heavy in places) the people were lovely the food was good the beer was good the talks were good – even though I only went to one of them! the Wild Justice e-petition passed several more…