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Blog - February 2019

Our #GenerationWildcat is the final hope for the Highland Tiger

This week's Guest Blog, which was previously published in Farming Scotland Magazine, has been distributed to partners in Scottish Wildcat Action's land management stakeholder group, of which SACS is a member. It's an interesting read about Scotland's native cat, and an excellent example of how the land managers of today are part of the conservation solution. By Dr Roo Campbell, Priority Areas Manager for Scottish Wildcat Action Scotland’s wildcats remain in a perilous position. With potentially fewer than 100 left in the wild, it is undoubtedly the UK’s most endangered mammal. ...

'It's ok not to be ok'

On this week's blog, SACS' own Fraser Lamb gives an important insight into our work on shooting and mental health. Shooting and Mental Health: ‘It’s ok not to be ok’ By Fraser Lamb, SACS Firearms Licensing Advisor It is a fact that people will choose to take their own lives. There can be a myriad of reasons for that fateful choice including ill health – mental or physical – or traumatic circumstances that the person feels they cannot overcome. Research has indicated that a significant proportion of the population will be ...