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Deer Awareness Day - 30th November 2017

Event

Published date: 25/09/2017

DEER AWARENESS DAY 

THURSDAY 30TH NOVEMBER 2017

9:00 - 16:45 

THE DEER INITIATIVE ARE OFFERING A DEER AWARENESS BEST PRACTICE EVENT FOR DEER MANAGERS AND LAND OWNERS COVERING: 

Overview of impacts caused by: UK deer species and the compounding effects of tree diseases. 
Deer Impact Surveys: an introduction to activity
and impact indicators, conducting surveys, recording and interpreting results. 
Deer Population Dynamics and Monitoring: factors driving population density and their relationship to habitats. Counting deer versus indirect methods of monitoring population change. Recording and interpreting data to support Adaptive Management. 
Adaptive Management: planning and adapting deer management over time. Cull planning and indicators of success. Meeting site management objectives. 
Afternoon Field Visit to Bradfield Woods: 
examples of deer impact indicators. Discuss the logistics of deer management including stalker safety and efficiency. Discuss health and safety and legislative issues as they affect field operations.

PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOU BRING SUITABLE FOOTWEAR AND OUTDOOR CLOTHING FOR THE SITE VISIT.

LUNCH WILL NOT BE PROVIDED. 

TO BOOK A PLACE CLICK THE LINK BELOW AND FILL IN THE APPLICATION FORM. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL. 

Event to be held at:
Gt Whelnetham Community Centre, Bury St Edmunds
Suffolk, IP30 0TH 
For further information contact: David Hooton
East of England Deer Liaison Officer 07970 141 512 
david.hooton@thedeerinitiative.co.uk


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