Natural England release details of new licensing arrangements for herring gulls and lesser black-backed gulls

Natural England have today released details of new licensing arrangements for herring gulls and lesser black-backed gulls. Read the full press release here. Additional technical details follow below: These gulls were removed from general licenses due to a decline in nesting populations. Data shows herring gull declines of 77% since 1986 while lesser black-backed gulls…

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…