Green Shoots in Northern Ireland invasive brown hare research

September 26, 2017
September 26, 2017 FACE

To understand the impacts of the invasive brown hare on the native Irish hare BASC called for the reporting of the location of any dead hares spotted the British Association for Shooting and Conservation organised the project and called for hunters to submit their recorded hares

Country: United Kingdom
Northern Ireland
Starting date:
Species: Irish Hare (Lepus Timidus Hibernicus)brown Hare (Lepus Europaeus)
Species characteristics: Huntable species, Protected species, Invasive Alien species
Type of actions: Research and data collection
Leading partners: BASC (

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