Home / About Us / Advocacy AdvocacyOur wild deer population is an asset to the UK that needs to be valued. They also need to be managed so that they stay in balance with the environment and remain sustainable and healthy. Photo by: GiedriiusFIND OUT MORE WHAT WE DO The British Deer Society promotes and improves awareness, education and understanding of deer and deer-related issues.We advise government and key public bodies on deer-related issues – ensuring that politicians and decision-makers have evidence and advice base on practical and factual information.BDS also campaign on a range of deer welfare and sustainability issues working closely with other organisations.We actively lobby at all times in support of a valued, thriving and sustainable wild deer population. Photo by: WildMedia We Speak Up For Deer Deer hold a special place in many people’s hearts. Where necessary, BDS takes steps to lobby actively, with our partner organisations, to ensure effective conservation of deer within our environment, and their humane treatment and control.We feel strongly that decisions made about deer and their management should be based on facts including the latest research together with proper assessment and planning.