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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.

LATEST NEWS

Steer clear of baby deer by Charlie Newman

Steer Clear of Baby Deer!

A joint campaign is underway to inform members of the public about the need to give both pregnant or nursing deer and their young plenty of space when out enjoying the countryside.

Over the coming weeks, from mid-May to July, people may discover newly-born deer hidden in the grass or undergrowth and might mistakenly assume that they have been abandoned Please do not touch, disturb or move them as usually their mothers will not be far away.

Be Tick Aware

Be Tick Aware!

The risk of acquiring a tick bite increases during springtime, with peak times from April to June, meaning there is no better time to refresh your precautions and help spread the word on being tick aware.

The following guidance from the UK HAS can be used to reduce the chance of acquiring a tick bite.

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