Controlling pests in the countryside, a best practice guide, has been published by the Campaign against Accidental or Illegal Poisoning. The 12-page booklet covers rat and mouse control to minimise the risk of rodenticide residues being taken up by other wildlife, the correct application of slug pellets and legal trapping techniques of magpies and crows. To download the guide, visit www.caip-uk.info/_Attachments/Resources/23_S4.pdf.