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“Sustainable management of deer: establishment of density thresholds and identification of suitable methods of control for urban areas.” - WM0319

This project will:
• Review problems with wild deer in the urban and peri-urban environment.
• The project will draw on experiences in the UK, elsewhere in Europe and the US.
• Consider the different approaches used to deal with these issues across Europe and the US identify what approaches are applicable for England
• Offer proposals and recommendations for a strategy for management of urban deer populations and how this could be administered/structured
•To review problems with wild deer in the urban and peri-urban environment
•To highlight the knowledge gaps and areas of further research required to make it more accurate.
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2009

To: 2009

Cost: £19,250
Contractor / Funded Organisations
The Deer Initiative
Environmental Protection              
Nature conservation              
Wildlife conservation              
Fields of Study
Wildlife Management