Tags - Wildlife Management

Unanticipated and delightful

Blog Post

30 Apr 2019

Allargue Estate sits snugly nestled in the centre of the Cairngorms National Park in the lee of the Cairngorms massif. It covers an area of just over 2,300 hectares and comprises a multitude of...

World Curlew Day

Blog Post

16 Apr 2019

I took to myself as pleasure, 
the gannet’s noise and 
the voice of the curlew 
instead of the laughter of men, 
the screaming gull
instead of the drinking of mead.

 

The Seafarer,  Anglo-Saxon...

Celebrating national parks at 70

Blog Post

10 Apr 2019

Saturday 6 April marked the start of #DiscoverNationalParks - a two-week celebration across the UK with events and experiences to inspire all people of all ages and interests to get outdoors, explore...

2019 Member Surveys

News

13 Mar 2019

A key element of SLEs work on policy development and political representation is the gathering of facts and figures on our members and their businesses. Over the course of 2019 we will be building up...

Wildlife Estates Scotland appoints new project officer

News

1 Mar 2019

A new project officer has been appointed by Wildlife Estates Scotland (WES) as the land management scheme aims to double its accredited acres. 
 
Caroline Pringle, an experienced environmental...

Farmland waders - Populations in peril

Blog Post

12 Feb 2019

A once common sight across Scottish farmland, breeding waders have declined in recent decades, not only in Scotland but across the UK and North-West Europe. These declines are primarily due to...

Drimnin Estate - Conserving the natural beauty

HIH Case Study

15 Nov 2018

The 7000-acre estate on the western tip of the Morvern Peninsula has invested time into conservation schemes to ensure the area remains a rich, wildlife haven. Combining rugged coastline with inlets...

Countryside organisations support official review of grouse moor management

News

5 Nov 2018

Countryside and wildlife organisations today appealed for the Scottish Government-led review into grouse moor management to be allowed to take its course in the interests of rural Scotland.

The...

Bird of prey persecution at an all-time low

News

25 Sep 2018

Following publication today of the RSPB ‘Birdcrime’ report, Scottish Land & Estates – whose membership includes sporting estates across Scotland – issued the following statement.

David Johnstone,...

Sporting estates salute work to help Hen Harriers

News

14 Sep 2018

Following publication today (Friday September 14) of updated data on Heads Up For Harriers, a Partnership for Action Against Wildlife Crime Scotland (PAW) Scotland project, led by Scottish Natural...

Shooting estates at heart of efforts to increase Hen Harrier numbers

News

13 Aug 2018

Shooting estates are at the heart of efforts to improve hen harrier numbers in Scotland.
 
An estimated 330,000 acres of sporting estates – including many driven grouse moors - are now involved in the...

Scottish Moorland Group statement on mountain hares

News

13 Aug 2018

The Scottish Moorland Group has issued the following response to an RSPB Scotland release on mountain hares. 

A spokesman for the Scottish Moorland Group said:  “This research is very much out of...