General Licence Update

General Licence Update General Licences to kill or to take wild birds to prevent serious damage or disease; to preserve public health or public safety; and to conserve flora or fauna. Following discussions with representatives of licence users, Natural England is providing some further background to the claim for judicial review brought by Wild Justice…

ICUP 2020

ICUP 2020 Date and venue announced for ICUP 2020 conference Held once every three years, the dates and venue for the next International Conference on Urban Pests (ICUP) have been announced by the organisers. The conference is, once again, to be held in Europe and will take place from 29 June to 1 July 2020…

Good vs Evil

Good vs Evil There are some Stark differences between good and evil in the invertebrate world! Check out who is on each side: The Carcinops beetle, a natural predator of housefly larvae in manure. Carcinops pumilio larvae and adults are predacious and hunt the larvae of other insects such as houseflies. Not only are the…