The unique habitat on Ilkley Moor has been conserved and enhanced by gamekeepers for over 100 years (‘Time to focus on moorland’s future’ as controversial management deal comes to an end', May 1st).
Bradford Council’s decision to end this long-standing arrangement, without knowing how to pay for it, is bizarre. Some, may feel, allowing eight days grouse shooting per year a remarkably simple solution – one that has conserved the moor we now have, for over a century.
Director of communications
Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust
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