Award for the Angus Glens Moorland Group

Well done to The Angus Glens Moorland Group (AGMG), who were awarded winners of the Conservation and Environment category at the Scottish Rural Awards ceremony earlier this week. AGMG was set up just three years ago with the intention of showcasing work and community life in remote Angus glens, and the award reflected the broad spectrum of their work.

The gamekeepers were recognised for their skill and hard work across a broad spectrum of work, including protecting globally rare heather habitats and red-listed moorland birds — whilst also providing quality grouse shooting, game, stalking and angling.

The group also encouraged a growth in number of Curlew, Lapwing and Golden Plover by legally controlling abundant predators.   Read more here.

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