Achieving the sustainable management of wild deer in England

This joint Defra/Forestry Commission consultation covers possible changes to legislation, provision of advice, disease and animal welfare issues, stalker training and future requirements for deer management. In our response we have drawn attention to the need for deer impacts on biodiversity to feature more, reinforced the need for suitable research and monitoring and endorsed the provision of co-ordinated advice and support for landowners through the work of the Deer Initiative in which the CLA are partners.

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