Mad for Wildlife is an environmental campaign group which aims to raise awareness of and reduce wildlife crime in Scotland.

Scotland
Joined October 2012
@HHDayUK and @DerbysWildlife secret art auction ends on 31st October so not long to put in your final bids! app.galabid.com/ghostsofthel… You could grab yourself a wonderful piece of original art like this (do you recognise the artist?).....
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The @HHDayUK and @DerbysWildlife 2021 Art Auction is under way and ends on 3rd Oct. There are many examples of original art to bid on. A lovely example is 'Hen Harrier over Wildflower Meadow' (shown) currently standing at £75: a bargain Get bidding now! app.galabid.com/ghostsofthel…
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So relieved that @Tesco were clearing gullys and not gulls! Anyway, to celebrate let's show you what happened to the anti bird netting......its gone! From this ⬇️ to this⬇️
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For those who missed this morning's wonderful Skydancer Day you can catch it here: invidious.fdn.fr/watch?v=Ce_byS… Thank you to @ChrisGPackham and @MeganMcCubbin for presenting, @HHDayUK for organising and to all the many tallented contributors. #SkydancerDay
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Amazing news - pls RT! Scot Gov's independent Scottish Animal Welfare Commission has recommended an immediate public ban on glue traps and also a strict licensing regime for 'pest' control operatives. Report here: gov.scot/binaries/content/do… Over to you @scotgov and @BenMacpherson!
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More important breaking news: Scotland is to introduce a muirburn licencing system! @RaptorPersScot @ReviveCoalition @RSPBbirders @Ian_M_Thomson @ReviveCoalition
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Fantastic breaking news! Licencing of grouse moors is to be introduced in Scotland! @Revive @scotgov @RSPBbirders @RaptorPersScot
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Newly-resubmitted development plans for Coul Links. The fight to protect this ecologically important habitat begins again! @RSPBScotland @ChrisGPackham @WildJustice_org @RewildScotland @ScotWildlife @ScotlandTBP @mcsuk @FerretScot @JohnFinnieHI #notcoul wam.highland.gov.uk/wam/appl…
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Huge congrats to all involved @ChrisGPackham @fabianharrison_ @HHDayUK @WildJustice_org @RSPBbirders Hopefully this sends a strong message to our politicians that the general public demand action to #SaveOurSkydancers
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Join @RSPBScotland and the @JohnMuirTrust for this FREE webinar to discuss practical outdoor learning solutions through award schemes as part of Scotland's phased return of schools #STEM #WildChallenge #JohnMuirAward #outdoorlearning #teachers
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Keep a close eye on your local rookeries folks! It's this time of year when rooklings begin to fledge and are traditionally shot to protect crops (unbelievably this is legal under general licence) We're hearing of multiple rookery shootings, so please be vigilant! (Photo:RSPB)
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We, along with @HSIUKorg, @onekindtweet and others have been lobbying @scotgov to ban gluetraps for 3 yrs now. Please RT and ask your MSP to sign this important motion.
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Excited and proud to announce the launch of our new Hen Harrier Day website. With a wider variety of dates and events, and (for the first time) an event in each of the 4 countries of the UK there really is something for everyone, everywhere. Please RT henharrierday.uk/
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We're delighted to formally announce that we have joined forces with @birdersagainst to become BAWC Scotland! Meaning, in practice a more focussed emphasis on tackling wildlife crime in Scotland and practical advice on how to Recognise, Record and Report a wildlife crime.
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Big news: Tomorrow we will be announcing an exciting merger between @Rosskites and another well-known organisation. Who is it??? Watch this space to find out! #ExcitedAlbatross
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Glue trap update 2/2: This 2nd option would ensure these traps could only be accessed and used by fully trained operatives, and would have many further positive ramifications for the animal welfare and pest control sector in Scotland. parliament.scot/GettingInvol…
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Glue trap update 1/2: Petition and new submissions due to be considered on 30/1 by @SP_Petitions. As we see it @scotgov have 2 options, a complete ban or a public ban AND new pest control industry regulation/licencing system to ensure CoPs are enforced and welfare standards met.
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Hen Harrier Day 2020 looks set to be bigger and better than ever before. If you would like to organise an event (large or small) please DM us and we will support you all the way. markavery.info/2020/01/06/he…
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Doesn't look natural in this image...
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@belcorporate STOP with the plastic crap that surrounds your products (net, label and wrappers)! Customers don't want/need a free plastic cup thing + will throw it away instantly- all this destined for landfill and our precious oceans! @ChrisGPackham pls RT #stopgivingusplastic
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