BDS REGIONAL BRANCHES
The map below highlights the areas covered by each BDS branch and underneath the map is a selection box. Simply select the branch from the dropdown menu to view its page.
Branch pages include information on the branch committee, contacts, events and news. Please be aware volunteers run our branches, and they may not be able to respond to enquiries straight away.
When you become a BDS member as part of your membership you can choose to join one or more of our branches. This is a great way to get to know other people in your area who share your interests.
BDS BRANCH AREA MAP
special interest group: DDM
Defence Deer Management (DDM) is a voluntary organisation of serving military, MOD civil servants and, where necessary, retired personnel who provide a deer management service on behalf of the MOD.
DDM is a Special Interest Group, rather than a regional branch, of the Society.
We are now in one of the peak periods for deer vehicle collisions not only in the UK but across the northern hemisphere. A combination of factors, not least this time of year is the rutting season for many of our deer species, makes this a particularly high-risk time, from now right through to December.
Rhian Tyne is a 19-year-old lady deer stalker and BDS youth ambassador. She has a determination and passion for deer management that is truly impressive and a love for the countryside that is infectious.
Find out more about her experiences in her story.
A new vision for deer management in Scotland that will place communities at the centre of efforts to manage deer on publicly owned land. has been unveiled by a partnership of eleven leading deer management stakeholders.