The National Trust issues licences to hunts at various locations around the country. In 2020, following revelations from leaked Zoom webinars that trail hunting is nothing but a ‘smokescreen’, the Trust temporarily suspended all licences pending the ongoing police investigation and court case. This suspension remains in place — but now is the time to see it to be turned into a permanent ban; and you can help.
Once upon a time, largely rural human cultures valued foxes because they ate crop-ravishing mice. Mechanization condensed the amount of land needed for cultivation; technology provided pesticides to kill mice. Now country foxes, out-of-work and homeless, have emigrated to town, where they are again expected to earn their keep…
June is possibly my favourite month. Aside from being my birthday month, it also means 30 Days Wild — a celebration of British wildlife! Every
In the four years that I’ve been keeping this blog, I haven’t once written about fox hunting. Not once. Which is particularly surprising when I
In hushed awe, the crowd at the Rose Theatre in Kingston listened attentively as Sir David Attenborough, legendary TV naturalist, led the way at the