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As a charity, we depend on the help of our members and supporters so we can continue to speak up for deer.

You can help us by:

  • Being a BDS member
  • One-off and/or regular donations
  • Leaving a gift in your will
  • Booking your training with BDS
  • Buying from our shop
  • Supporting our fundraising 


Red stag Autum crossing the road with car approaching Scottish Highlands by Coatesy

Driving Deer Aware – Top Tips To Help Avoid a Collision

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.

Rural Women - Rhian Tyne

Rural Women – Rhian’s Story

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.

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