Crofters call on Scottish Government to reveal its plans for goose management in Uists

The Scottish Crofting Federation (SCF) Board and Council endorsed support for Uist crofters in their campaign for Scottish Government to fund reduction of wild geese which are devastating the grazings and the environmentally sensitive machair.

“At a recent meeting of the SCF’s Board of Directors and our advisory Council of Representatives, it was unanimously agreed that SCF is 100% behind the Uist crofters in their struggle to get meaningful support from the Scottish Government to reduce the wild geese that plague them,” said SCF chair Russell Smith. “We had assurances from Scottish Government that an action plan would be published before now, so we really need to see this happen. Read the full news release here….

Article by SCF

19 December 2017

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