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Farming and Environment | 20th June 2024
 

Missing Lynx project

 
 
The well-presented exhibition in Newcastleton Village Hall Photos: Sam Cartwright and Katy Barke
 

Fierce opinions on whether or not to reintroduce lynx to our countryside

Around 77 people took the opportunity to visit the Missing Lynx project exhibition when it was staged in Newcastleton Village Hall for several days last week as part of a tour of Northumberland and the Borders.

The question of whether or not to reintroduce lynx to the region sparks fierce opinions on both sides, but Ecologist Dr Deborah Brady says the main purpose of the exhibition is to provide information.

“This project is not a proposal for lynx reintroduction, it is an engagement and consultation process to find out what people think of the idea and whether it could be part of the solution of reversing the nature crisis,” she said.

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