BASC: Nest management will aid Hen Harrier recovery in England

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The British Association for Conservation & Shooting (BASC) says that including brood or nest management as part of the Hen Harrier Joint Recovery Plan will assist with the recovery of this iconic bird of prey in England.


Gamekeeper who worked on Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Hampshire estate convicted of setting illegal traps.

[airesizeimg src=”$-150×150$.jpg” alt=”rspb logo” class=”alignleft size-thumbnail wp-image-15075″ ]A self-employed gamekeeper, Mark Stevens, who worked on Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Sydmonton Court Estate in Hampshire, has been convicted of setting two illegal traps and has been fined £700 with £650 court costs and a £50 victim surcharge.