Deer Stalking

The need for deer management For many people deer stalking is a recreational activity, but it is also necessary to protect agricultural crops, forestry, native flora and indeed, deer, since they are prolific breeders and, if numbers are allowed to increase unchecked,...

Pigeon Shooting

The woodpigeon The woodpigeon, Columba palumbus, has been native to Great Britain for centuries, its cousin in mainland Europe is migratory but we have the only sedentary population of the species that exists.  We probably have as many as 15-20 million birds in the...

10 Reasons Why Being Outdoors is a Big Deal

  Most people believe that the outdoors is good for us. Now a raft of research proves that time out in nature is essential to our physical, psychological health and wellbeing. We’ve long known that a breath of clean air works wonders on our respiratory systems and...