Are the RSPB’s free HLS surveys for farmers really as good as they seem to be?
The view that public access and wildlife preservation are compatible is a fallacy
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
"SSSI designation is a tribute to keepers who manage moors, not bureaucrats who monitor them"
"The forces of law and order will always tend to confiscate guns first and ask questions later"
Why people in rural areas shouldn't always believe weather forecasts
What members of the RSPB do in the privacy of their own home is their affair
Where matters of animal immigration are concerned, the RSPB isn’t all that PC
Why the media loves a non-story like that of the Exmoor emperor
A flickering breeze turns an easy day stalking hinds on the hill into a challenge
The future of gamekeeping is in the capable hands of the next generation says Alasdair Mitchell
If illegal raptor killing is to end, the law needs to recognise the need for control
The backlash against the RSPB.s report on UK eagle owls has only just begun
Alasdair Mitchell on the impact of our cossetted cats on the UK's songbird population
Alasdair Mitchell questions the sense of the laws on species protection
Alasdair Mitchell asks if the RSPB really is shooting's worst enemy
How in an age of spending cuts, fieldsports are the driving force behind conservation
Alasdair Mitchell casts his eye over a new report on wildlife crime
DEFRA ministers impress at the Game Fair