Events - February 2024

Game for Conservation Evening 2024

Location: Bryn Williams at Porth Eirias, The Promenade, Colwyn Bay, Conwy
Date / Time: 2 February 2024 at 7:00PM

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Part Time Keepers Course (Feb 2024)

Location: Allerton Project Visitor Centre, Loddington, Leicestershire
Date / Time: 21 February 2024 to 23 February 2024

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Corvid Control (inc. vicarious liability) (26 Feb 2024)

Location: Hopetoun Estate, South Queensferry, EH30 9SL
Date / Time: 26 February 2024 at 9:30AM

Corvid control is a vital tool for countryside managers. When done well it can be hugely beneficial to the conservation of our game and wildlife. This course has been developed to ensure those practicing corvid control in Scotland can do so with the confidence that they are operating within the law whilst demonstrating due diligence and welfare considerations.  Read more

Mustelid Control (tunnel trapping) (26 Feb 2024)

Location: Hopetoun Estate, South Queensferry
Date / Time: 26 February 2024 at 1:30PM

With significant changes to tunnel trapping legislation now in place throughout the UK, this popular course keeps trappers fully up to date with both legal and humane control issues. The session will address the legal aspects of the various trapping methods for stoat, weasel and rodent control employed by keepers and wildlife managers as well as the equipment required and best practice advice.  Read more

Challenges for Arable Biodiversity Workshop: threats & opportunities

Location: Hill Barn Conference Centre, Lower Swell, Gloucestershire, GL54 1LH
Date / Time: 27 February 2024 9:45AM to 28 February 2024 4:30PM

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Lowland Deer Management course (Feb 2024)

Location: Hopetoun Estate, South Queensferry, EH30 9SL
Date / Time: 28 February 2024 at 9:30AM

Our new lowland deer management course is centred around population survey techniques, cull planning and record keeping as well as changes in legislation and best practice. This half-day course is best suited to participants new to, or with a basic understanding of, lowland deer management.  Read more

Scottish Snaring Course

Location: Hopetoun Estate, South Queensferry, EH30 9SL
Date / Time: 28 February 2024 at 1:30PM

Although Scottish Government has confirmed their intention to ban snaring later this year, the use of snares currently remain a legitimate and important tool in the game and wildlife management toolbox. Our Scottish Government approved fox and rabbit snaring course provides candidates with the necessary certificate to obtain their unique ID number, which must by law be attached to all snares set in Scotland. Fundamental to the course is the emphasis placed on welfare, in addition to best practice, species conservation and legal updates.  Read more

Dinner and an evening with Nick Hammond

Location: Brooks’s Club, St James's St, St. James's, London
Date / Time: 29 February 2024 at 7:00PM

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