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Welcome to Gloucestershire Against Badger Shooting

GABS is a peaceful, law-abiding campaign group which is made up of volunteers who believe that culling badgers is an inhumane and ineffective means of controlling the transmission of Bovine TB in cattle.  We believe there is a better way.

 

We shall seek to communicate our views in a peaceful and respectful manner.  During culling periods, we focus our attention on walking in the countryside, on designated public footpaths, to search for the badgers who are wounded and require medical attention.  The Government's own Independent Expert Panel concluded that a significant percentage of badgers did not die within five minutes of the shot.  This was their test of humaneness and it failed.  We dedicate our efforts to the well-being of badgers.

 

We work year round to raise awareness of the Badger Cull and during the cull itself we organise and run Wounded Badger Patrols.

 

We'd be delighted to hear from you and please spread the word if you share our mission to save our badgers.

 

Fancy having a Lumen themed mug to drink out of?  

 

You can buy one from our shop here

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Next Badger Sunday on April 29th

 

Email us on info@glosagainstbadgershooting.org 

 

or find out more details here

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Wounded Badger Patrol Tea Party – Sunday 20th May

 

Excitement is building with the confirmation of our second great speaker for the WBP Tea Party at The Arkell Centre in Nailsworth, near Stroud.  Pauline Kidner, founder of Secret World Wildlife Rescue and new night time wildlife rescue group Badger Care People, joins vet Mark Jones, Associate Director at the Born Free Foundation.

 

We’re looking forward to fascinating presentations, welcoming new faces and catching up with familiar ones.  There’ll be something for everyone with children’s craft activities, a bring and share tea and a fabulous competition to see who can bring along the best badger inspired cake.