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PROPOSAL TO RESTRICT LEAD IN ALL AMMUNITION REQUESTED BY EUROPEAN COMMISSION

The European Commission (EC) has requested the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) to prepare a restriction proposal addressing the risk to wildlife and humans (via the consumption of game meat) from lead in all ammunition (shot and bullets) including target shooting. Lead in fishing weights is also included in the request. The EC’s…

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‘Field of Dreams’ photography competition

The winning entry will win an amazing prize bundle from our fantastic competition partner Harkila– a Westfield mens jacket (RRP £250.00), Grove GTX boots (RRP £150.00), Glenmore Pullover (RRP £99.99) – ladies alternative available. To enter, use the form from the following link Form to send us your original ‘Field of Dreams’ photographs.…

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Republic of Ireland EU Birds Directive Article 9 Derogations

Ministerial Declarations for the Period May 2019 to April 2020 Under the terms of the EU Birds Directive, all EU member States, including Ireland, are bound to take measures to protect all wild birds and their habitats. The Directive allows member States to make derogations from its protective measures where certain…

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Setting the Priorities for Hunting and Conservation in Europe

From 9-11 April 2019, the Royal Dutch Hunters’ Association – Koninklijke Nederlandse Jagersvereniging – hosted the 2019 FACE Members’ Meeting in the Netherlands. The main event was the first European Hunters’ Conference: ‘Wild’ challenges for hunting and conservation, where a series of high-level panels discussed the hottest topics facing European…

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Help prevent fuel theft with these useful tips

With the night’s drawing in, we urge you to remain vigilant against fuel theft in the countryside. A 1,000-litre tank can be drained within minutes and a tank that’s not properly protected will make an easy target for thieves looking to make some quick money.   Statistics show that of…

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Water users urged to take precautions to avoid spread of crayfish plague

Water users urged to take precautions to avoid spread of crayfish plague. The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs today urged water users, both recreational and commercial to take precautions when visiting the River Blackwater catchment in Co Tyrone. The warning comes after some dead native white-clawed crayfish (Austropotamobius pallipes)…

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Countryside Alliance sets out 5 principles for new agricultural policy

The Countryside Alliance has set out five principles that should be at the heart of a new British agricultural policy to replace the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy.  The Government has been consulting on plans to introduce a UK policy framework for agriculture with specific policies for a new system of…

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Countryside Alliance Show How Rural Activities Can Lead To Health Benefits

The Countryside Alliance has told a Government inquiry how taking part in rural activities such as fishing, hunting or shooting sports has shown to provide a positive impact on social mobility, education, health, and community engagement. The Countryside Alliance submitted written evidence on the positive role rural sports can have…

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Be Wildfire Aware

In 2017 the fire service attended over 2,072 gorse fires across Ireland. While the majority of gorse fires attended by the Fire & Rescue Services are started deliberately they can also be started unintentionally by thoughtless and careless behaviour. Both deliberate and accidental fires can cost lives and they are asking…

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