South Yorkshire Police arrest 17 in poaching crackdown

The South Yorkshire Police Wildlife Crime Unit recently launched a night of intensive action in response to feedback from rural communities that they were experiencing an increase in poaching, trespassing and criminal damage.

Making poaching a police priority

Making poaching a police priority

With the police often reluctant to tackle poaching, Charlotte Lycett Green, asks how their attitudes can be changed and finds out how shooters can help

Help me to reduce poaching

Due to the ever increasing number of poaching incidents being reported, Gareth Coles has been appointed the first-ever poaching priority officer for England and Wales

Deer poaching epidemic in Ireland

Deer poaching epidemic in Ireland

The Countryside Alliance Ireland and the Wild Deer Association of Ireland (WDAI) have launched a campaign to highlight the problem of deer poaching in the republic.

Scottish government’s new fight against poaching

Scottish government’s new fight against poaching

In a move calculated to counter the media preoccupation with wildlife crimes against birds of prey, the Scottish Government last week launched a major initiative to highlight the equally significant impact of poaching of deer, gamebirds and hares in Scotland.