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Deer Awareness - An introduction to Deer Management

Deer Awareness - An introduction to Deer Management

Duration: 1 day

Price: £100

Run by: Judith
at Small Woods Association

The Old Station
Station Road

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About the Course

A course suitable for woodland owners and managers who need to undertake controlled deer management. The course will provide details on how to gather and assess the level of impact and how to implement and monitor control measures.

– Identifying a Deer presence

– Types of damage and the different effects on woodland

– Identifying different deer species and unique levels/type of damage

– Understanding /Setting acceptable level of impact against woodland management priorities

– Types of control and appropriate use

– How to set cull levels and how to monitor

– How to gauge success

– Understanding and supporting the Venison supply chain.

This course is undertaken in partnership with the Deer initiative and the course tutor David Jam CEO of the Deer Initiative.

The course will take place in the Wyre Forest at Uncllys Farm, Bewdley, Worcestershire, DY12 2LR

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

Tools, equipment and refreshments are provided and participants are asked to bring their own food and appropriate foot wear and clothing. Free parking. Courses start promptly at 9.30 (feel free to arrive from 9 for refreshments).

Rustic huts on site, camping / campervan area with stocked kitchen and wash facilities and fire pit. Café on site too! Please ask us for advice on local B&Bs and hotels.

Small Woods use only experienced professionals and woodland practitioners as tutors. We have more than 20 years’ experience of delivering courses and training and a reputation for high quality teaching and professionalism.

Small Woods courses are suitable for all levels of experience and ability and we keep course numbers low. The physical nature and/or woodland location of some courses may make them difficult for people with mobility problems. We do, however, have many years’ experience in enabling all groups to attend courses and will make every effort to ensure a satisfying experience for all.

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Course Start Dates

Thursday 4th April 2019

  • Accessible by public transport
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  • Romantic
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Suitable for events & groups
  • Suitable for stag and hen dos
  • Teen friendly