Scottish Wild Beaver Group
Fig the beaver fights back to health after botched shooting
A beaver shot in Perthshire is recovering in the care of the SSPCA after it was found at the side of the road with facial wounds by a member of the public.
Beaver reintroduction programme to spread across Scotland under new plans
A plan intended to aid the spread of beavers across the whole of Scotland has been published, with more than a quarter of a million acres marked as potential habitat.
Beavers to be relocated to three new sites in Scotland
Conservationists have welcomed plans by the Scottish Government’s woodland agency to bring beavers to three new sites on its vast estate before the end of this year.
Wildlife agency: beavers ‘good’ for eating and stuffing
The Scottish Government’s wildlife agency told farmers that beavers were “good to eat and could be used for taxidermy”.
Wildlife agency under fire for ‘sickening’ beaver images
The Scottish Government’s wildlife agency is under attack for including images of dead beavers - including one displayed by children - in shooting lessons for Tayside farmers.
Pressure mounts on ministers as 87 beavers confirmed killed in Tayside
The Scottish Government is under growing pressure to act after confirmation that 87 beavers have been shot under licence in the eight months since they were given official protected status.
“Wholesale slaughter”: around 100 beavers shot in Tayside
Farmers and landowners have killed around a hundred wild beavers in Tayside in a cull condemned as "sickening" and "shameful" by campaigners.
Carry on shooting: Scottish beavers still being killed
Two beavers have been shot and another five were seen dead on Tayside in the last month, an investigation by The Ferret has revealed.
Scottish cull plans for beavers criticised by conservation groups
Scottish Government plans to simultaneously introduce legal protection to beavers while giving licences to land managers to shoot them have raised concerns.