East Yorkshire Badger Protection Group appeal for help to tackle wildlife crime
Date of alert:
Tuesday, 21 March 2023
A badger protection group based in East Yorkshire has asked for the public’s help in cutting crimes against badgers.
East Yorkshire Badger Protection Group (EYBPG) covers a vast area from Filey to Spurn point, Malton to Goole, working with North Yorkshire and Humberside wildlife officers, their Rural Crime Task Forces, and the RSPCA in their efforts at upholding the law.
The group has appealed to landowners, dog walkers or anyone visiting woodlands or rural areas to report any suspicious behaviour immediately.Siobhan MacMahon, Secretary for EYBPG said: “Badgers are one of our most iconic mammals, yet they are subjected to the most barbaric and pre-meditated cruelty.