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The havoc driven grouse shooting causes people and wildlife through the intensive land management needed to achieve high levels of red grouse for people to shoot.
Now’s the time to take constructive action and urge our MP’s to represent our views at the hoped-for Parliamentary debate to ban driven grouse shooting.
Even if you have no desire to visit a grouse moor or shoot grouse you’re still paying for it. The government pays a subsidy to moorland farmers or grouse moor owners.
Chris says we can’t be lied to any more as Brian May asks him some penetrating questions about Hen Harriers and driven grouse shooting.
Does burned moorland support much life? And what effect does it have in the valleys during heavy rainfall? Please sign the petition.
Grouse medication and hare loss – just when you thought you’d heard all the bad stuff about driven grouse shooting, there’s more….
RSPB Scotland has today announced that a young male hen harrier, fitted with a satellite transmitter has gone missing on a grouse moor in the Monadhliath Mountains.
A bird survey that was reported to have taken place on a managed grouse moor in the Pennines has been widely quoted in the media this week.
You’d expect to see Buzzards, Kestrals and Peregrines on a Grouse moor, even an occasional Merlin, Red Kite or Hen Harrier but where have all our raptors gone?