The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust’s (GWCT) demonstration shoot at Loddington in Leicestershire has passed the Aim to Sustain Game Assurance scheme with flying colours.
Spike Butcher, Aim to Sustain’s operations director, recently spoke at the Trusted Game Self-Regulation Conference at Englefield Hall.
Trusted Game, the health and welfare scheme run and provided by the majority of game-focused vets and vet practices in the UK, has announced its first conference to be held on 7th and 8th February 2024, entitled “Towards a more secure future”.
Are you planning to catch-up this season? Aim to Sustain is calling on all shoot managers and gamekeepers who plan to catch-up gamebirds this season to continue to observe a 21-day standstill period before moving caught-up birds to another location. The 21-day standstill, or quarantine period, was included in the
Aim to Sustain strongly recommends that anyone catching-up gamebirds follows a minimum 21-day standstill or quarantine period before any birds caught-up are moved off the premises.
Despite the positive news of a massive decline in raptor persecution this year, all involved in Aim to Sustain share the same total commitment to tackling this crime with a swift and zero tolerance approach.
Great British Game week launches today, running from the 6th – 12th November.
The infrastructure of the assurance scheme built by British Game Assurance (BGA) will be transferred to Aim to Sustain, it was announced today (Monday 16 October).
Party conference season is always a busy time of the year for organisations with lobbying interests, and 2023 has been no different for Aim to Sustain partner organisations with representation and activity across all of the main nationwide political parties.
After receiving a staggering 42,000 responses, estimated to be mostly from the game shooting community, National Resources Wales (NRW) has announced that it will not be continuing with proposals to license gamebird release in the next year for the 2024/25 season.