Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) has published reports on assessing progress in deer management in Scotland, which has been prepared for the Scottish Government.
Below are links to the main report and three associated research reports:
Assessing Progress in Deer Management - SNH report to the Scottish Government - https://www.nature.scot/assessing-progress-deer-management-snh-report-scottish-government
- SNH Research Report 1149 - Updating the estimates of national trends and regional differences in red deer densities on the open-hill ground in Scotland - https://www.nature.scot/snh-research-report-1149-updating-estimates-national-trends-and-regional-differences-red-deer
- SNH Research Report 1158 - Deer-Vehicle Collision (DVC) data collection and analysis 2016 – 2018 - https://www.nature.scot/snh-research-report-1158-deer-vehicle-collision-dvc-data-collection-and-analysis-2016-2018
- SNH Research Report 1188 - Lowland deer management - assessing the delivery of public interests - phase 2 - https://www.nature.scot/snh-research-report-1188-lowland-deer-management-assessing-delivery-public-interests-phase-2
The SNH statement on the report is also available here - https://www.snhpresscentre.com/news/snh-statement-deer-progress-report