The British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) has begun work on the UK-leg of a leading international project aiming to track the Eurasian wigeon. Titled Project Penelope, after the wigeon’s Latin name Mareca penelope, the study will follow the species’ flyway with field work carried out across the UK, Denmark and Finland. BASC, in partnership with… Read more »
Environment Secretary George Eustice MP praised the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) for its role in protecting the British countryside during the Conservative Conference in Manchester. Speaking at a rural reception hosted by BASC and the Angling Trust, Mr Eustice highlighted the conservation that takes place as a direct result of shooting…. Read more »
David Cameron took the first step towards criminalising forced marriages today with a pledge to fully enforce forced marriage prevention orders under the law.
Prime minister David Cameron addresses Conservative party conference