This comprehensive and practical book, produced specifically for shoots and conservationists, provides a basic guide to all aspects of control. It explains which species can be controlled and by what means. There is detailed guidance on shooting, snaring, trapping, the use of dogs and humane dispatch. The law governing pest species is covered in detail, particularly in regard to the general licences which are frequently misunderstood, occasionally leading to prosecution. Detailed instructions are provided on the effective and legal use of snares and traps with photographic sequences to show how they should be sited and set. This will be invaluable to those who enforce wildlife law and need to distinguish between legal and illegal methods of control.
BASC Handbooks Pest & Predator Control is a useful addition in the popular series of BASC Guides. The British Association for Shooting and Conservation is the representative body for country shooting and one of the largest field sports organisations in Europe.
Other BASC books published by Quiller include The BASC Handbook of Shooting ISBN 978-1-84689-059-8; BASC Handbooks: Wildfowling ISBN 978-1-84689-025-3; BASC Guide to Shooting Game ISBN 978-1-904057-97-0 and Shooting for Beginners ISBN 978-1-904057-31-4.
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Sub Heading No ISBN 9781846890857 Author BASC Binding Laminated board Extent 218 x 150mm, 120 pages Illustrations Colour photographs throughout Ebook Yes via your usual supplier
"Providing a step-by-step guide, including the use of photographic sequences on the effective and legal use use of snares and traps, this guide will prove invaluable to any countryman, beginner or experienced, wishing to practise pest control safely and legally." Countryman's Weekly "this new handbook is essential... For anyone looking for safe, humane and legal methods of pest control, the BASC Handbook is your indispensable guide." NFU British Farmer & Grower
"Pest control is essential to maintain biodiversity in the countryside and is an integral component of successful game management... this book will be an invaluable tool for those who enforce wildlife law and need to distinguish between legal and illegal methods of control." BASC Shooting and Conservation
"Comprehensive and practical guide by BASC produced specifically for shoots and conservationists, offering guidance on all aspects of controlling pests and predators." Sporting Shooter
"A practical guide for shoots and conservationists. It provides a basic guide to all aspects of control and explains which species can be controlled and by what means." NGO Keeping the Balance
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