The Wildlife Trusts are disappointed and saddened that the Government has issued new licenses to cull badgers in seven areas of England.
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Today the Government announced that it will continue to issue licenses to kill badgers over the next four years. This will put 130,000 animals at risk of being shot.
At 5.56am today (12th May 2021) Derbyshire Wildlife Trust vaccinated their 1000th badger.
Public urged to respond to badger cull consultation -
The Wildlife Trusts have shared their response to the Government’s consultation  on the badger cull and are calling upon the…
Derbyshire Wildlife Trust are frustrated with the Government’s proposals to phase out the badger cull, calling the latest update misleading.
Tim Birch live at Deep Dale Nature Reserve on 23rd Sept 2020 where a badger trap has been set just metres from a badger set on our nature reserve. Shocking and upsetting! Let your MPs know this is…
Largest ever cull authorised this autumn – bringing the total shot to 35% of UK’s badger population
Shadow minister joins Derbyshire badger vaccination as 6,000 Derbyshire residents ask their MP to stop the cull.
Local opposition to a badger cull in Derbyshire is growing rapidly with over 6,000 local residents contacting their MP to raise their concerns.
The UK Government is due to make an announcement of new areas for badger culling this September. We are concerned about the possibility of Derbyshire being included.
High Court rules against the NFU over Derbyshire badger cull refusal – Derbyshire Wildlife Trust reaction
We welcome the decision of the court today that ruled against the NFU’s legal challenge of the UK Government over not allowing the badger cull to come to Derbyshire.