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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Packham or the Public?

  When celebrities such as Ian Botham and Chris Packham go head to head, as they did over grouse shooting on Radio 4 recently, the stakes can seem to rise. Folk get agitated, either in favour or against. But often the true facts get rather lost in these gladiatorial situations. Its easy then for listeners who feel passionately about a subject to start focussing on attacking the man with whom they disagree, forgetting about the facts behind the arguments and the need to put them across. We can do better than that. Sure, spokesman for any ...read more

Posted by: Tim Weston / 16 August 2016 at 16:05 / Comment