Thank you!

  That was quick! Less than four and a half days. And 919 people donated (actually 920 now) – that’s amazing.  And it shows the passion for Hen Harriers and the strength of feeling against this daft brood management plan but also, I suspect, against all the other nonsense going on thanks to Defra and…

Marc’d down on Wemmergill

The news (RSPB blog, RPUK blog) of yet another disappeared Hen Harrier from the cohort of 2017 youngsters is not a great surprise. There aren’t that many left! But the location is interesting – Wemmergill Moor.  Wemmergill Moor is a big-name grouse moor.  Until 2006, this moor, of 17,000 acres had been in the same…

#justice4henharriers

Last week I met two barristers and a couple of solicitors and was advised that there is a good legal case on which we can challenge the ridiculous plan by Michael Gove’s Department of the Environment (Defra) to remove eggs or chicks of Hen Harriers from grouse moors – a scheme they call brood management…