Badgers are amazing animals, and we're not the only ones who think so! Here we've gathered together a range of guest articles about these marvellous mustelids, their fascinating lives and the issues they face. Grab a cuppa and choose what you'd like to read about today.
17 May 2021
Project Splatter was set up in 2013 at Cardiff University with the goal to collect wildlife vehicle collision reports from volunteers across the UK
5 November 2020
Has the 2020 badger cull ended? The Badger Trust’s view
Badger Trust Staff Team
Natural England does not publicly publish details of the badger cull timeframe
1 July 2020
Your badger lockdown stories
As the country entered lockdown amid the COVID-19 pandemic, many of our supporters and fans reached out with badger lockdown stories
27 April 2020
Covid 19 - Cub Rescue Challenge!
I received a text from a lady who had been out running as part of her Coronavirus once-a-day exercise and found a small badger cub laying in the track of a small wooded area of RAF Wattisham in Suffolk.
16 April 2020
No respite for badgers in spite of change in Government rhetoric
Government finally published its long-awaited response to the review of bovine TB policy it commissioned two years ago
10 June 2020
Vaccination is the solution for animals as well as humans when it comes to disease control
As Britain grapples with the huge human health and economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, it’s easy for us to forget the ongoing war on wildlife taking place across the British countryside.
18 November 2020
How often does a badger change its bed?
Anyone who has watched a badger when it first emerges from their sett will notice they spend a few minutes grooming themselves and each other before leaving to forage for the night.
2 September 2020
Time to stop playing the badger blame game
The badger cull is a political fig for a British farming industry which refuses to address the underlying causes of the spread of bovine TB in cattle herds
17 May 2020
Rescue in a cull zone: How a badger cull zone and the Covid-19 pandemic affects badger cub rescue
The lockdown associated with the Covid-19 pandemic is causing significant problems for badger groups in the way they respond to and deal with calls relating to badgers
16 April 2020
Photographing wildlife during lockdown
I’ve become far more involved in the conservation sector, making short films showcasing local wildlife