The Courier reported on 16 April that a local dog walker has discovered a makeshift deer traps while walking in an area known as The Dam near the river Leven.
The traps were made from barbed wire, wood and metal tied to trees, one of which the walker was able to dismantle although he experienced several injuries to his arms in the process. In addition, people in the local area have been warned to be on the alert for similar devices.
Fife's Safer Communities team have been asked to investigate after a number of residents raised concerns.
British Deer Society 2019 AGM Weekend - 11th / 12th May 2019
You don't want to miss our upcoming AGM as its set to be both a fun and informative weekend hosted by our East Anglia branch.
A visit to Euston Hall and gardens plus Meet Estate Stalker
Range day and Edgar Brothers display
Research updates, hot topics, and AGM
Over the weekend there will also be opportunities to hear from our Chairman Professor Rory Putman, Peter Green – BDS Hon. Veterinary Advisor and Dr Alistair Ward - BDS Scientific Advisor.
In addition, there will be an update on our new BDS app and a chance to try this out before its main launch later this year.
Come and join us!
An open letter has been sent to the residents of a Buckshaw housing development by Residential Management Group (RMG) after greyhounds had been spotted chasing wild deer in a woodland area of Buckshaw Village.
The letter states that the incident was being investigated and anyone found responsible would be duly reported.
Latest Lowland Deer Reports Published
The Lowland Deer (Section 4) Panel report.
This includes seven recommendations for SNH to consider. SNH will consider the report and recommendations in the round, rather than taking the Panel’s work in isolation, and we will, therefore, respond fully to the Panel’s report later this year.
The Lowland Deer Management: assessing the delivery of public interests report,
This report was compiled by SRUC to better understand approaches to Lowland Deer management. The report is an important first step to build a complete picture of how deer are managed in lowland Scotland, including vital information on deer numbers, deer impacts on agriculture and forestry, and deer-vehicle collisions.
A second phase of this project is currently being taken forward.
25 April -
Suffolk School Farm and Country Fair
26 April - 28 April
DSC1 Chippenham, Cambs
27 April - 28 April
East Anglian Game & Country Fair
Euston Estate near Thetford
05 May - 06 May
Broadlands Country Show
Broadlands Estate, Romsey
10 May - 12 May
DSC1 Grantham, Lincolnshire
11 May - 12 May
The Northern Shooting Show
Yorkshire Event Centre