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Category Archives: angling
It’s just not cricket: reactionary forces gather to challenge beavers’ right to stay where they belong.
In a rare piece of good news for the south-west’s environment, the government recently confirmed that beavers would be allowed to stay on the River Otter in Devon. Beavers were hunted to extinction in Britain about 400 years ago. Hunters … Continue reading
Posted in angling, Beavers, Natural England, NFU Tagged Angling Trust, beavers, Cricket Bats, devon, National Farmers' Union, Natural England 7 Comments
Beavers: Common Sense may have broken out at Defra
The Beavers of the River Otter in Devon have been under threat of being “rehomed” in a zoo, thanks to pressure from The Angling Trust (no beavers do not eat fish). This was partly due to paranoia that the beavers … Continue reading
Posted in angling, badgers, Beavers, bees, Defra, Liz Truss, Owen Paterson Tagged badgers, beavers, Bees, Liz Truss, Owen Paterson 3 Comments
Angling Trust calls for Beavers to be shot: Defra Evicts Beavers from Otter
As some of you may know a Beaver family has been spotted on the River Otter in East Devon. A lone Beaver was seen last Summer, and this year, it appears that there is a family. How did that happen? … Continue reading
Posted in angling, Beavers Tagged beavers, Martin Salter, River Otter, The Angling Trust 25 Comments