Tag Archives: Wildlife Crime

Badger Rescue Afternoon

On Saturday Oxfordshire Badger Group held a badger rescue information afternoon for its volunteers. The first thing we learnt was the different types of injuries that the rescuers might come across, from territorial wounds, to being hit by a car, … Continue reading

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Badger Trust Symposium 2018

Saturday 10th November was this years Badger Trust Symposium. Conferences or symposiums are a fantastic way to learn more about a group, species or organisation. The day started off with a couple of talks about Bovine TB coming from speakers … Continue reading

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Day 22 of 30 Days Wild – Badger comeback

Around five years a badger sett that I knew of in Oxfordshire was destroyed by badger baiters. I won’t give any details, but it was horrific and very upsetting. Every so often I go back and check up on the … Continue reading

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Snares and badgers

Boris is a year old badger that just over a week ago got himself in a bit of a predicament. A very thoughtful member of the public contacted Oxon Badger Group about a badger that had been caught in some wire. It … Continue reading

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Struggles and inspirations in the wildlife world.

Sometimes it can be quite disheartening to constantly read about the state of wildlife around the world. Each time I read through social media it is easy to feel helpless, so many animals are being persecuted, or attacked, killed or … Continue reading

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BAWC’s Wildlife Crime conference 2016

I was very privileged today to attend Birders Against Wildlife Crime Conference 2016, in Bristol. This is the second year for the conference which takes place over a weekend and includes a wide variety of speakers. The first speaker of … Continue reading

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