9/2/2021

Doing the right thing for wildlife (our letter to the Telegraph)

Sir,

It is bizarre to read the proponents of rewilding calling for the end of a practice that has shaped our countryside for centuries (Queen under pressure to abandon grouse shooting on Royal estates, 6 February). Active management not only supports this internationally significant landscape, the mixture of habitats produced by burning is also good for many moorland animals and birds – including the curlew. We need to concern ourselves with the future of these threatened species, not the past.

James Swyer, Press and Publications Manager

Please donate today and help us undertake leading research, challenge misinformation and promote what works

Comments

Make a comment

Cookie Policy

Our website uses cookies to provide you with a better online experience. If you continue to use our site without changing your browser settings, we'll assume you are happy to receive cookies. Please read our cookie policy for more information.

Do not show this message again