Tags - Wildlife Management

Rural organisations appeal for care over new animal welfare legislation

News

16 Jun 2020

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Rural organisations today appealed for parliamentarians to ‘legislate with care’ as they face an 11th hour bid to outlaw the control of mountain hares in Scotland.

The following organisations...

Collective effort needed to help mountain hares on unmanaged moorland

News

10 Jun 2020

The absence of mountain hares on unmanaged moorland across Scotland should be a collective priority rather than exclusively focusing on hare populations on grouse moors.

Scottish Land & Estates...

World Bee Day - The amazing diversity of British Bees!

Blog Post

20 May 2020

Buglife Scotland Manager Suzanne Burgess shares a number of interesting facts about bees throughout the United Kingdom, their importance to the ecosystem and the work being done to combat declining...

World Curlew Day

Blog Post

21 Apr 2020

For World Curlew Day, our Environment Assistant Rebekah Strong discusses Working for Waders and the work in progress to combat the decline of Curlew populations.

World Curlew DayIf you are lucky enough to be able...

Rural group responds to RSPB’s shooting consultation

News

17 Apr 2020

Leading shooting and rural organisations have published a joint letter in response to the RSPB’s consultation on its draft principles for gamebird shooting and associated land management.

The...

Kinross-shire Estate Maintains its Prestigious Conservation Accreditation

News

2 Apr 2020

A mixed agricultural, forestry and sporting estate in Kinross-shire, has been successfully re-assessed for a prestigious accreditation which recognises landowners who are committed to best practice in...

Making Salmon Conservation a National Priority

Blog Post

3 Mar 2020

As a keystone species, the Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) has significant economic, social, cultural and environmental importance to Scotland.

Salmon live in freshwater rivers throughout Scotland...

Behind the scenes on BBC's Countryfile at Auchlyne & Suie Estate

Blog Post

3 Mar 2020

Nicola Colquhoun is a Land Management Adviser and Laird-in-waiting at Auchlyne & Suie Estate. In this guest blog, she discusses the experience of filming with BBC’s Countryfile and the importance of...

A Million Trees To Save the River Dee's Salmon

Blog Post

25 Feb 2020

Dr Lorraine Hawkins is the River Director for the River Dee Trust. Here she discusses the aims of a project designed to tackle a decline in salmon numbers by planting 1,000,000 trees.

 

On the...

Land managers perfectly placed to deliver environmental vision

News

25 Feb 2020

Commenting on the Scottish Government’s Environment Strategy for Scotland: vision and outcomes report published today (25 February 2020), Stephen Young, Head of Policy at Scottish Land & Estates said...

Shooting and rural organisations take responsibility of move away from lead ammunition

News

24 Feb 2020

Leading shooting and rural organisations have today announced they want an end to the use of lead and single-use plastics in shotgun ammunition for live quarry shooting within five years.

The...

European conservation accreditation awarded to Dumfries & Galloway estate

News

5 Feb 2020

A sporting estate in a remote glen in Dumfries & Galloway, which welcomes tourists from around the world, has received a prestigious accreditation which recognises landowners who are committed to best...