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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What has the Grouse Shooting Season Got in Store?

After the summer Grouse counts it seems we are going into the 2015 Grouse season with mixed anticipations. Several moors, especially those that lie high have witnessed terrible summer counts which was difficult to stomach seeing as some places had good spring counts and found their summer counts had fallen back. The weather is primarily to blame after having snow on the ground as far through the year as May. Often temperatures have been seen plummeting down to freezing conditions throughout the summer, many of the birds and young can withstand harsh conditions however unfortunately this year the ...read more

Posted by: Sarah Read / 04 August 2015 at 11:56 / Comment