Chris Packham’s Revive group has struck its first blow against Scottish grouse shooting, and it is leaving legislators puzzled. Revive’s new report ‘Back To Life’ says that grouseshooting produces just £30 per hectare.
The organisation backed by the TV naturalist says that if Scotland’s grousemoors were turned over to housing or horticulture, they would make a much more profitable £12,000 per hectare. However, even MSPs have rejected Packham’s plan to zone Scotland’s uplands for greenhouses and flats.
To read the report, visit allofusfirst.org/library/back-to-life-visions-for-alternative-futures-for-scotlands-grouse-moors/
Was that story useful? Please support our work. Fieldsports Nation is the collective name for members of the countrysports community who have banded together to support our work promoting hunting, shooting and fishing. We make an impact by funding a movement that informs the public and government policies. Please click here.