WTF? – Hen harrier chicks to be reared in captivity to placate grouse moor owners

6th June Hen harrier chicks will be removed from their parents and reared in captivity this summer in a controversial “brood management” scheme to placate grouse moor owners. Removing young hen harriers from nests on grouse moors is designed to prevent concentrations of the bird of prey on grouse shooting estates. Stopping hen harriers from …

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Message from Cheshire Against the Cull

25th May 2019 Our beautuful Cheshire countryside will soon be stained red with the blood of innocent badgers who've been dragged into a farcical blame game, of which they are now the scapegoat. The badger cull started in Cheshire East in 2017 and as each autumn passes, the cull is getting rolled out to more …

Woodpigeons and crows can no longer be freely killed in England

24th April 2019 Natural England scraps general licence to kill ‘pest’ birds after launch of legal challenge. “Pest” bird species such as crows, woodpigeons and jays can no longer be freely killed in England after the government’s conservation watchdog revoked the licence permitting it. The move by Natural England came after a challenge to the …

Windsor ‘wildlife massacre’: 7,000 animals killed in just ONE year on the royal estate – Mirror Online

Feb 23, 2014 17:28 Figures show that the Crown Estate's 'vermin control' methods wiped out 1,161 rabbits, 118 parakeets, 28 hares and nine moles An animal welfare campaign group has slammed a 'Windsor wildlife massacre' after figures showed more than 7,000 animals were killed on the royal estate in just a single year. The staggering …

Bedfordshire hares saved for now as Cranfield Airport calls off tomorrow’s cull

AIRPORT bosses have cancelled a planned cull of hares due to take place tomorrow after it was felt they should carry out a study of the animals first.Tomorrow Cranfield Airport had planned to undertake a shooting of hares and rabbits on scrubland south of the site involving four qualified personnel carrying firearms.The cull was going …

Cranfield Airport to ‘cull’ hares following crash between a plane and a deer

Please complain to Cranfield Airport - airporthandling or call on +44 (0)1234 758114 and Cranfield University (General Enquiries) - info or call +44 (0)1234 750111 Thanks ########################################################################### http://www.bedfordshire-news.co.uk/News/Cranfield-Airport-to-cull-hares-following-crash-between-a-plane-and-a-deer-27012014.htm Published: 27/01/2014 16:17 - Updated: 27/01/2014 16:31 Cranfield Airport to 'cull' hares following crash between a plane and a deer A THREATENED species of animal could be …

OPINION: £7.3m badger cull is most disastrous, expensive wildlife cull on record

By Dominic Dyer, Care for the Wild International In between taking calls from senior editors of national newspapers asking me if I could confirm reports that Environment Minister Owen Paterson was on a skiing holiday in France, leaving David Cameron to face the anger of flood victims, I spend some of my Christmas break getting …