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About The Scottish Gamekeepers Association

The Scottish Gamekeepers Association (SGA) represents and unites Scotland’s gamekeepers, stalkers, ghillies, wildlife managers and rangers.

We represent and defend the interests of our members and promote education and best practice in gamekeeping, highlighting the significant contribution our members make to Scotland’s economy, environment, biodiversity and larder.

Read the full report: Gamekeepers: Conservation and Wildlife SGA Deer Vision- the 10 years ahead

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We now have a selection of Gift Bundles, Children's Gifts, Ladies & Gents Clothing, Accessories and Membership Applications now available to purchase in our safe online shop.

What's Happening At SGA

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Alex Hogg

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Members Notice

Members notice, please see link below for GWCT report (Changes in Moorland Birds in South West Scotland)

GWCT report

Survey Findings

3rd Party Illegal Activity on Grouse Estates

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Members Magazine

Given changes to current working patterns due to COVID-19, we would like to notify our members that this issue of your quarterly magazine has been delayed. We are currently working 3 weeks behind the initial deadline but the magazine will be issued as soon as possible. We apologies for any inconvenience.

SGA Awards

Due to the changes made to this year’s Show calendar, it has been decided that we will be presenting our awards, if health guidance permits, at Scone Game Fair in October 2020. Should anyone wish to nominate someone for the Young Gamekeeper of the Year, Ronnie Rose Award or Long Service Awards, please contact the SGA office via

Calendar Competition

We have decided that, due to the current situation, we will extend the deadline for entries for our calendar competition. The deadline has now been extended to Closing date of the 2nd August 2020 with the winner being announced on the 7th August 2020. Details for entries are as follows:

We are looking for images of Members along with their dogs whilst partaking in country activities for our 2021 calendar. Entries must be images which are 2mb or larger. Both portrait and landscape images can be submitted. The winning image will be in Portrait form as it will be used on the front cover of the calendar. The winner can choose an item of SGA merchandise and will receive a complimentary copy of the calendar. The 13 runners-up will receive a copy of the calendar and their images will be used throughout the calendar.

T&C’s – Images must be 2mb or larger and must be submitted by the 2nd August 2020 to Suggested images could be – Deer Stalking, Pheasant, Grouse, Partridge Shooting, Fishing, Hawking etc

A Future for Moorland in Scotland

A Future for Moorland in Scotland

Download The SGA 'A Future for Moorland in Scotland' report.

Please consider a donation to the SGA for the production of this important project.
Contact 01738 587 515.

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