Links and resources

European Badger (Meles meles) foraging on grass bank, Wiltshire, England. (Elliot Neep).

Organisations: National

https:/Badgers | Badger Wildlife Charity UK | United Kingdom

http://www.teambadger.org

http://www.badgerland.co.uk

https://www.league.org.uk/badger-cull

https://wildjustice.org.uk

https://www.badgerrescue.co.uk

https://thehumaneleague.org.uk

https://www.vegansociety.com

https://naturewatch.org

https://helpwildlife.co.uk

https://www.mammal.org.uk 

 

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Organisations: Local

https://www.facebook.com/Glosbadgeroffice

Cull: Gloucestershire Badger Office emergency number: 07709624903

https://www.facebook.com/GlosABS

https://www.gloucestershirewildlifetrust.co.uk

Gloucestershire Centre for Environmental Records (gcer.co.uk)

https://www.oxonbadgergroup.org.uk

info@wiltshirebadgergroup.org.uk

Websites

The War on Wildlife.  Some excellent lively posts, blogs and podcasts.

Guest Post | Clive Swinsco: Badgers – Defend Brock’s Clan

 

Documents

Protection of Badgers Act 1992 (legislation.gov.uk)

Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 (legislation.gov.uk)

Animal Welfare Act 2006 (legislation.gov.uk)

Badgers: protection and licences – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

Link_Annual_Wildlife_Crime_Report_1020_Layout 1 (wcl.org.uk)

https://www.forestresearch.gov.uk/research/forest-operations-and-badger-setts

Chapter-8.pdf (arup.com)  A417 Missing Link – Preliminary Environmental Information Report: Biodiversity

 

Books

 

One of a series about the badgers of Ashdown Wood. A deeply moving account of one naturalist’s nocturnal wanders and the extraordinary relationship she builds with the characterful local badgers. Her experiences show just why badgers had to be protected in law.

Read it and weep. The story of a tragedy unfolding.