The Deer Initiative

Deer Awareness Day - 03/05/2018

Event

Published date: 29/03/2018

3rd May 2018, 9.30am - 4pm

Rutland Water Nature Reserve Offices, Egleton, Oakham LE15 8BT

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 Managementplanning and adapting deer management over time. 

Cull planning and indicators of success. Meeting site management objectives.

Afternoon Field Visit: 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.

For further information contact:

David Hooton 

East of England Deer Liaison Officer

07970 141 512

david.hooton@thedeerinitiative.co.uk 


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