Reprieve for Welsh badgers

The Badger Trust welcomes the Welsh Government’s decision to conduct a review of the evidence and the best way forward in tackling bovine TB (bTB) based on the science.

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Mammal Reproduction

The approximately 4700 mammals on the planet come in all shapes and sizes. But they all have similarities that make them mammals.

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Badgers hunted down by 'lowlife' blood sport enthusiasts

BADGERS are being persecuted out of existence in areas of the North-East by “lowlife” blood sport enthusiasts, wildlife campaigners fear.

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Wildwood

I heard the calls within the leafy wood,
As sun tipped over, slid toward the earth,
And breeze blew softly, wafting summer’s leaves.
Who made the sound and what his mission there?
I pondered as I stood to hear and stare.
But turned and wandered on with troubled mind.

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Rural battle lines are drawn

The first licence for a pilot cull of badgers has been issued, in a step the Government hopes will pave the way for more widespread culling to tackle tuberculosis in cattle.

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Badgers - Cullering in the Truth

A 10 minute documentary about Badgers I made for university and to hopefully help stop the Badger cull! by Camilla Armstrong

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Suspended prison sentence for badger baiting

Frosterley man receives suspended prison sentence after admitting badger baiting in Crook woods.

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WANT TO KNOW ABOUT BADGERS?

Try this book by Patrick Barkham. It will tell you all you need to know to get started with badgers.

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£7.3m … the cost of killing badgers in the ‘diasterous’ cull

The contentious badger cull has cost an astonishing £4,100 for each animal killed – almost double previous estimates – campaigners claimed last night.

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Houghall College Lambing Sunday Event

This year, Durham Badger Group attended the Houghall College Lambing Sunday Event. What a day! Lambing Sunday was held on Sunday 20th March 2016. It ran from 11am to 3pm.

After a successful event in 2015, the East Durham College Houghall Farm in Durham held its latest event. And what an event! Entry was only £1.50/adult and £1/child. Well worth it!

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