Gloucestershire badger cull licence extension granted

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-gloucestershire-24642465 23 October 2013 Last updated at 17:18 Gloucestershire badger cull licence extension granted Badger Defra said 708 badgers had been killed in the six-week Gloucestershire cull The pilot badger cull in west Gloucestershire will continue for another eight weeks after a licence was granted, Natural England has confirmed. During the six-week period of the …

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Badger cull falls short of its target in Gloucestershire

Badger cull falls short of its target in Gloucestershire Company seeks extension as marksmen manage to kill only 30% of population against a target of 70% in alloted six weeks Adam Vaughan theguardian.com, Thursday 17 October 2013 The number of badgers killed in Gloucestershire as part of a cull by farmers and government to curb …

Re-think hope over plans to cull Canada geese on Windermere

GROWING condemnation over plans to cull 200 Canada geese on Windermere has sparked a re-think by national park bosses. Staunch opponents of the proposal handed over a 2,600-signature petition to the Lake District National Park Authority this week, urging it to ‘stop this blood bath now’. Plans to shoot the birds this spring, after complaints …