How we can ensure that both grouse and hen harriers thrive on moorland, according to the Moorland Association.

We have published below copies of two letter recently published by the HeraldScotland in response to Mark Smith’s column (“Compelling case for ban on shooting of all birds“, The Herald, September 23). The first letter was written by Amanda Anderson, Director, The Moorland Association. The second letter was written by Jamie Stewart, Director, Scottish Countryside […]

Anger after ‘evil’ snare kills otter in Somerset

Otter Killed By Snare

We were sad to read of another needless death of an otter in a snare in Somerset. The animal was found alive with the snare around its middle. At first it seemed to be recovering but unfortunately deteriorated and died.