Hen-Harrier-Female-800x450Countryside Alliance Director of Campaigns Tim Bonner has written a feature for our Autumn membership magazine in which he outlines the current situation relating to hen harriers. In “Aiding the skydancer’s recovery” Tim explains “As long as the suspicion of raptor persecution hangs around grouse shooting it will be
used by our opponents to negate all the positive contribution not just of grouse moor management, but of shooting as a whole. Grouse shooting comes second only to foxhunting as an ideal target for the animal rights movement with wealth, tweed and guns producing a useful stereotype to focus on.” Read the piece in full here.