Weekly Round-up: 24/06 - 28/06

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This weeks news

Science has vital part to play in proposed Scottish bill and consultation on mountain hare management

The GWCT has stressed that evidence must have a vital part to play in the consultation on Green MSP Alison Johnstone’s proposed bill that, among other measures, is seeking a ban on the control of mountain hares.

2019 is looking like a bad year for returning salmon (VIDEO)

Dr. Rasmus Lauridsen shows us 2019's first returning tagged salmon and explains why previous years allow us to predict that 2019 will not be a good one.

Focusing on grey partridges

GWCT Head of Education Mike Swan shares some tips on helping grey partridges, who are in many ways a barometer of the health of our countryside.

Post-truth truth post

Professor Chris Stoate writes that while ideology is important, even when driven by emotion, it must be consistent with whatever scientific evidence is available if it is to contribute to our collective and sustained wellbeing.

Championing the curlew’s cause at Auchnerran

Last month, it was a great pleasure to welcome Lewis Macdonald MSP, the Scottish Parliament’s species champion for curlew, to our Scottish Demonstration Farm at Auchnerran.

2019 Grand Grouse Draw is now open!

We are delighted to again offer the prize of an exhilarating day in pursuit of driven red grouse, the “King” of game birds. Don't miss this chance for you and eight friends to enjoy an unforgettable experience on Roxburghe Estates in the Lammermuirs, one of the finest estates in Scotland.

Tickets £40 per book of 20 - Closes midnight 11 December 2019.

Grouse Draw 2019

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