As the opening of the roebuck season draws close, David Barrington Barnes recalls his first ever stalks after the UK’s most beloved deer species. If ever I had any doubts about becoming a deer stalker, these were dispelled by my…
Sharp of eye and fleet of foot with a highly sensitised sense of smell, the wild mouflon ram is a worthy animal to pursue.
Deer manager John Johnson proposes that we follow the lead of the USA and manage woodland in a way that improves deer, habitat and crop quality
John Johnson looks back to a fulfilled prophecy and says deer managers and enthusiasts alike should plan now to avoid future problems In a recent tidy-up of a cupboard I came across an article written in the autumn of 1990…
Woodland Trust Scotland claims that numbers of rare black grouse are rising in restored woodland areas.
Around 50% of Britain’s deer population needs to be culled each year to ‘protect the countryside’, according to a study published in the Journal of Wildlife Management.