Driven Grouse Shooting must be brought to an end. See some of the reason why below.

There are sufficient reasons depicted by the images below, including Chris Packham’s video, why we should all sign the ongoing petition calling for the banning of Driven Grouse shooting in England. We would ask each of you to please take a few moment to sign and share the petition to your friends to […]

Police crackdown on North Yorkshire bird of prey killings

Police have joined forces with wildlife experts to combat bird of prey killings in the county with the UK’s worst record for attacks.


DEFRA & Scottish Government policy teams investigating changes to trap legislation.

[airesizeimg src=”$-287×300$.jpg” alt=”Fen Trap” class=”alignleft size-medium wp-image-12960″ ]You will most likely not aware that there are changes on the horizon for the use of Fenn traps in the UK because they are no longer considered humane for use on some fur-bearing species. The details in brief can be viewed on the attached Game & Wildlife […]

Illegal Pole trap set next to a pheasant release pen in Devon being investigated by police and RSPB.

A reward for information is being offered after an illegal pole trap designed to kill birds of prey was found on farmland in East Devon . The RSPB and Devon and Cornwall Police are appealing for witnesses after the baited pole trap was discovered next to a pheasant release pen near Dunkeswell in the Blackdown […]

RSPB Press Release: Illegal Bird Traps discovered on Deeside grouse moor

[airesizeimg src=”” alt=”trapped_common_gull,_geallaig_hill_27-6-16__wide” class=”aligncenter size-full wp-image-20997″ ] RSPB Scotland has appealed for information following the discovery of illegally-set spring traps in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park. The conservation organisation has commended the actions of two members of the public who alerted it to a distressed bird caught in a trap they came […]

Lancashire’s Forest of Bowland, a complete ecosystem destroyed.

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Mallowdale Pike.

In 2009 the resident gamekeeper took up new duties in Scotland. The following spring a pair of peregrines took up residence successfully rearing 2 chicks. The site has been abandoned

The abandonment of all known peregrine […]

Scottish Game Farmer convicted over the illegal use of a gin trap by his gamekeeper

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Buzzard: A dog walker found the bird seriously injured in the trap.

A shooting magnate who runs one of the UK’s top hunting and stalking agencies has become the second estate manager in Scotland to be convicted for the crimes of his gamekeeper.


Return to the woodland of Death

This article was first published by ‘More Than Just Badgers’ 25 May 2015

If you’ve been a reader of this blog (thanks BTW) then you will have no doubt seen the destruction caused by Gamekeepers in an effort to protect their precious stock of Pheasants (Woodland of Death). Although not completely illegal […]

Images of Wildlife Slaughter, captured on Grouse Moors. Dozens of reason why Driven Grouse Shooting must be banned.

If anyone was unsure where they stood about banning driven grouse shooting in England, examine the two composite images below which may just change your mind if you had any doubts. The two images portray trapped, shot and poisoned animals and birds of prey all killed to protect game stocks which are bred and released […]

Scotland’s Environment Minister says ‘Wildlife Crime cannot be tolerated in modern day Scotland.’

[airesizeimg src=”” alt=”aileen-mcleod-msp3″ class=”alignleft size-full wp-image-17264″ ]Scotland’s new Environment Minister Dr Aileen McLeod has written an inspiring article on wildlife crime that was recently published in the Holyrood magazine. It remains to be seen in these words are converted into action!


In the past year, between […]

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