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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

Summer 2024 edition Digital Deer

Discover the Latest Insights in Digital Deer’s Summer 2024 Edition!

We are delighted to announce the release of the Summer 2024 edition of our highly anticipated free online taster version of the members’ magazine, Digital Deer. Packed with exciting content, this edition is your gateway to the latest news, research, and insights from the world of deer. Here’s a sneak peek into what you can expect:

Deer feeding in Phoenix park Dublin by Croatorum

Protect Our Park – Don’t Feed The Deer Campaign at Phoenix Park

Ireland’s Office of Public Works (OPW) has launched the ‘Protect Our Park – Don’t Feed the Deer’ campaign, aiming to alter public behaviour to safeguard the wild deer in Dublin’s Phoenix Park. This initiative follows a recent University College Dublin (UCD) report highlighting the negative impact of human feeding on the behaviour and welfare of the park’s deer population.

Understanding Tick Hazards in South Downs National Park: New Research Insights

Understanding Tick Hazards in South Downs National Park

The British Deer Society is excited to share the findings of a groundbreaking research project we supported, aimed at understanding tick hazards in South Downs National Park (SDNP). As the UK’s most visited national park, SDNP attracts countless visitors every year, making the management of tick-borne diseases a critical public health concern.

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