January 2014

Chronic Wasting Disease in Deer – Current Situation in Scotland

Chronic wasting disease belongs to a group of progressive fatal diseases of the central nervous system known as transmissable spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs) or prion diseases. The group also includes Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy and Scrapie in Sheep. Chronic wasting disease has been diagnosed in mule deer, whit-tailed deer and elk, in limited areas of the Western […]

Scottish Country Sports Tourism Group launches German language website

The Scottish Country Sports Tourism Group has launched a German language version of their hugely successful website to promote the country’s unique shooting, stalking and fishing to hunters on the Continent. SCSTG Project Coordinator, Victoria Brooks commented: “Germany represents a large market of country sports enthusiasts keen to come to Scotland. There is easy access […]