Monthly Archives: January 2017

A brighter future ahead for the investigation of wildlife crime?

There is a lot going on just now with the efforts of the Scottish Government and Police Scotland to tackle wildlife crime. It was summarised in part in the 2015 report Wildlife Crime in Scotland, published towards the end of … Continue reading

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Illegally-set traps on grouse moor in Aberdeenshire – comment

I have held back on commenting on the illegally-set bridge or rail traps found by walkers on what is reported to be the Glendye Estate in Aberdeenshire. On 17 January the walkers found a number of traps set on logs … Continue reading

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Evidence to the ECCLR Committee on the Scottish Govt Wildlife Crime Report – comment

I listened over the last couple of days to the evidence being given to the Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee of the Scottish Parliament in relation to the Scottish Government Wildlife Crime Report, 2015. I must say I … Continue reading

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A Case of Slack Water – salmon poachers run out of luck

For those who have had their New Year’s Day walk and are now sitting with a glass of malt or even a cup of tea here is a tale from my first book Wildlife Detective to relax with for a … Continue reading

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