NGO Blog

Welcome to the new NGO Blog!

This is the place to find out what is going on in the NGO and in gamekeeping and to get involved. All posts are moderated by the NGO before appearing. Material deemed unsuitable will be excluded. NGO Members can also use the NGO Discussion Forum in the members-only area of this website.

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The Value of Shooting

Launched this week, a major new report clearly demonstrates that shooting brings immense economic, conservation and social benefits to the UK on an almost unimaginable scale. The independent research was carried out by the Cambridge-based Public and Corporate Economic Consultants (PACEC) and was commissioned by 17 leading shooting and countryside organisations, including the NGO. It is the most comprehensive - and by implication perhaps the most important - piece of research into the value of shooting ever undertaken in the UK. The findings are rock solid, too, with a staggering 16,234 questionnaires completed and returned. The report ...read more

Posted by: Tim Weston / 08 July 2014 at 16:21 / Comment