The Inglorious 12th

Intensive grouse shooting is in the news like never before: Natural England Chair, Tony Juniper, calls for vicarious liability for wildlife crimes (as did his predecessor of course – but this time it is at the beginning of his tenure and not at the end)(see Sunday Telegraph and Sunday Times) Labour calls for review of…

Inglorious Debate by Gill Lewis

Gill Lewis is an author (see here and here) and spoke at yesterday’s Hen Harrier Day event (and see here). The Glorious Twelfth is the best day of the year. It just simply isn’t true to say  Driven grouse shooting is underpinned by wildlife crime And that the intensive burning of the moors is damaging…

Hen Harrier Day event tomorrow

The weather forecast (Saturday morning) is good for tomorrow – it’s going to be a bit windy today! We’ll be checking the forecast and suggest you do too! An update from Carsington at midday Saturday was that the weather then was ‘Very wet and not a little windy’ but that the forecast was better for…