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.
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.
Derbyshire Wildlife Trust is horrified at the possibility of the county being included in this year’s badger cull. The Trust has also written open letters to farmers and MPs expressing concern…
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.
Trust also announces record number of badger vaccinations
We are delighted to announce the Government have decided not to bring the cull to Derbyshire.
On Tuesday morning Nigel Mills joined the Derbyshire Wildlife Trust vaccination team as they headed out on a routine vaccination.