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More busy badgers

A check of nine local badger setts today found plenty of evidence of badger activity. This was particularly welcome in the case of the first two setts visited, as they have been subjected to blocking up for several years. With … Continue reading

Posted in Badgers and the law, Setts and field signs

Bow Group’s arrow spikes culling policy

From the Badger Trust: The Badger Trust is delighted that the Bow Group, representing all strands of Conservative opinion, has issued a paper urging the Coalition Government to reconsider plans to begin badger killing in England in the autumn in … Continue reading

Posted in Badger culling, Bovine TB

Badger Trust welcomes Welsh badger vaccination decision

From the Badger Trust: The Badger Trust welcomes the Welsh Government’s science-based decision to vaccinate badgers against bovine tuberculosis (bTB). This is the only sensible, practical way forward; culling would have made matters worse at great cost to the Welsh … Continue reading

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Busy badgers at Ewan’s sett

In 2006 we rescued an orphaned badger cub (who we later named Ewan) from a roadside sett in West Northants. Last weekend a check of that sett revealed that the badgers living there have been busy expanding their underground home. … Continue reading

Posted in Setts and field signs

Badger Trust’s bid to block cull

From the Badger Trust: On Monday (27 Feb 2012) the Badger Trust lodged a claim in the High Court to seek a Judicial Review of DEFRA‚Äôs decision of 14th December 2011 to kill badgers in England. The Trust continues to … Continue reading

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