Alasdair Mitchell

The RSPCA is less vocal on religious slaughter methods than it was on hunting

If you are looking for a genuine wilderness, you have to look beyond Europe

When it comes to reputation the misdeeds of one can undo the work of many

Is the rarest creature in the modern media a truly knowledgeable reporter?

National Parks have to strike a balance between conservation and public access

It would be wrong to marginalise smallholders when it comes to farm subsidies

Forget hard evidence - for some media outlets, a mere accusation will suffice

The RSPB should stick to conservation issues if it wants to keep tax breaks

"Keep Out" signs may be hostile, but it's the law that makes them necessary

The public has an annoying habit of getting everywhere - often near shooters

Our fieldsports cannot thrive without access to private land on which to shoot

Wildlife groups are keen to save our woodlands, but only when it suits them

Big-game hunting may not appeal to all tastes, but it’s not an unethical activity

Why it's essential to secure your property and be vigilant in the countryside

Semi-autos can be practical and cheap, but they take a lot of getting used to as Alasdair Mitchell learnt on a recent goose shooting trip