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Natural England's proposals for General Licenses in England get criticism from many sources

The NGO was quick to use social media to make our members and other bodies aware of a recent threat to the control of bird pest species in England. We called for all affected organisations and individuals to respond to the suggestions contained in a consultation paper launched by Natural England on 24 February. On Sunday 2nd March the Mail on Sunday wrote a good piece on one aspect of the possible changes to the general licences, the requirement to scare birds or protect via 'proofing' before traps could be set or shooting take place. The article was ...read more

Posted by: Tim Weston / 03 March 2014 at 11:18 / Comment