Wild Boar Cull figures 14/15

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Dear Forestry Commission,

please can you provide the following information related to Forest of Dean boar cull.

*The dates of the boar cull in 14/15 financial year. Please list any periods of no culling activity during these dates such as for bad weather or holidays.

*During these dates the number of boar shot by Forestry Commission employees/contractors.

*Number of Boar killed in road traffic accidents or otherwise found dead (not shot by your employees/contractors) during the boar cull dates. Therefore total number of boar killed during 14/15 cull.

*Number of cage traps used and dates they were used, please also list any dates of inactivity due to bad weather or holidays.

*Number of boar trapped first and then shot

*Number of boar shot/shot at but escaped.

*Confirm if Forestry Commission has a boar cull in any area other than the forest of dean. If so please give details

Yours faithfully,

David Shepherd

Secretariat Public Enquiries, Forestry Commission

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Dear Mr Shepherd

 

Please find attached our response to your request for information.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Richard Barker
Executive Office
Forestry Commission England

 

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