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General licences – Scotland

Everyone is looking at general licences following our successful legal challenge of the system, and in the knowledge that further […]



General licences in Wales

Natural Resources Wales (NRW) ordered a review of licencing arrangements following a legal challenge in England by campaign group Wild […]


Gamebirds legal challenge

We sent the following letter to the Defra legal team yesterday. As you can see, they are either in some […]



#HHDay2019 (4)

To somewhat use the words of one of my favourite Bob Dylan songs, at Hen Harrier Day at Carsington the […]



Bird Fair bits

Wild Justice was quite busy at the Bird Fair over the Friday-Sunday. Friday morning started at 09:30 with a talk […]


If you are at the Bird Fair today

If you are at the Bird Fair today then please take a postcard away with you. This postcard: It’s obviously, […]



#HHDay2019 (3)

What wonderful speakers there were at Hen Harrier Day! We don’t have images of them all, but here are some. […]


#HHDay2019 (2)

The Derbyshire Wildlife Trust were wonderful partners at yesterday’s Hen Harrier Day event at Carsington Water. Not only was Tim […]


#HHDay2019 (1)

Yesterday’s Hen Harrier Day event was a great success. Here are just a few images of the day (all by […]



Getting very close to fully funded

Our crowdfunder is £4000 short of being fully funded – that’s amazing. Thank you to all who have contributed. This […]







Do not read if you are easily offended

Three weeks ago Chris Packham posted this image – it’s the three Wild Justice co-directors, Mark Avery, Chris Packham and […]




Crowdfunder update – over half way

On Thursday morning, at 10am, Wild Justice launched its current crowdfunder to raise the massive sum of £44,500 in order […]





Countryfile

Mark Avery, co-director of Wild Justice writes: It’s over a fortnight ago that I drove for three hours to Yorkshire […]


Hen Harrier Day update

Preparations for Hen Harrier Day are proceeding well – although setting up an event is always a bit nerve wracking. […]


Natural England’s conduct

This letter was sent to Natural England yesterday and copied to the EFRA Committee.


Thank you very much

From a sixth form college in the south of England – thank you very much indeed. We’re very grateful for […]





Hen Harrier Day 11 August

The speakers confirmed so far are the three Wild Justice directors (Chris Packham, Ruth Tingay and Mark Avery) and Iolo […]


Response due from Natural England.

Natural England should be replying to Wild Justice’s Pre-Action Protocol letter over General Licence GL26 by 4pm tomorrow. We’ll be […]



Evidence base for GL26 is threadbare

This is the section in the Licence Determination document received from Natural England to justify the publication of General Licence […]



More on our latest legal challenge

Because the magazine/website Sporting Gun was unique among shooting magazines in actually asking us about what we were doing when […]



A message from Defra

Received from Defra yesterday afternoon: Dear colleague,   We intend to announce shortly how we will proceed on general licensing, […]


Hen Harrier Day 2019 #HHDay19

It looks like there will only be one Hen Harrier Day event in the UK in 2019 – but everyone […]


Nothing’s happening?

You may remember this handy visual aid published by BASC a while ago – it shows the scale of revocation […]




Short statement by Wild Justice

Wild Justice noted with interest the Efra Committee meeting which took evidence yesterday from Natural England.  Wild Justice will make […]


Questions for Natural England

Natural England’s Deputy Chair Lord Blencathra (who was Acting Chair at the time of the decision to revoke the General […]


Thank you RSPB

Wild Justice is pleased, but not remotely surprised, to see that the RSPB has followed our lead on the general […]


Thank you GWCT

A few days ago we thanked BASC for their response to the Defra consultation on general licences because it clarified […]


Thank you BASC

We are grateful to BASC (British Association for Shooting and Conservation) for providing a very helpful visual aid to guide […]





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