Derbyshire Wildlife Trust have had great success with their badger vaccinations in the county so far in 2019 thanks to dedicated over 100 volunteers, 15 vaccinators and 5 volunteer vets.
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The Wildlife Trusts' response to new figures released by the government.
We are appalled that 32,601 badgers have been culled in 2018.
Derbyshire Wildlife Trust's response to the Godfray Report
Early this morning a dedicated team of volunteers vaccinated the 200th badger of the year as part of Derbyshire Wildlife Trust’s badger vaccination programme.
Ruth George, Labour Member of Parliament for High Peak, joined Derbyshire Wildlife Trust at dawn to watch the Derbyshire Wildlife Trust badger vaccination programme at work.
Derbyshire Police and Crime Commissioner calls for Government to rethink on badger cull in Derbyshire
Derbyshire Police and Crime Commissioner Hardyal Dhindsa has written to the Government to voice his support for “vaccination over culling” in the prevention of tuberculosis (TB) in badgers.
The Government is now considering applications for shooting badgers in Derbyshire, yet new evidence shows that Derbyshire badgers have extremely low levels of bovine TB.
We are deeply alarmed about the intentions of Michael Gove, the Environment Secretary, following his recent announcement to launch a consultation on whether to remove a cap which limits new areas…