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** Fully Booked**- Deer Census & Survey Techniques (Best Practice Event) April 18 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wild Ken Hill

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Course cost £50.00

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This 1-day special BDS best practice event offers deer, land, forestry, wildlife, rewilding and conservation managers, practitioners, and students a unique opportunity to develop and enhance their understanding of deer census and deer habitat impact assessment techniques in a site with mixed arable, woodland and grassland habitats.

Full details and an itinerary are available for download here.

Topics covered will include:

  • Drone surveys as a census method (benefits and challenges)
  • Deer activity and habitat impact assessments
  • Application of survey results in deer management

Your presenters: Nick Rout (Head of Training, BDS), Rhian Tyne (Assistant Training Officer, BDS), Ben Harrower (BH Wildlife Consultancy), Glyn Ingram (Head Ranger & Deer Manager, Sky Park Farm), Dominic Buscall (Founder, Wild Ken Hill) and Hetty Grant (Conservation Manager, Wild Ken Hill).

Booking Details: Tickets for the event are £50 per person* and include a simple lunch (sandwiches, cake and fruit) and basic drink refreshments. A certificate of attendance from the BDS will be included.

Please note we only have 50 spaces available for this special event, so we recommend to book early to avoid disappointment.

To book, please add the number of tickets you require below, then click on ‘Place Booking’ and complete the event registration requirements and payment process. If you have any allergies or special dietary requirements, please include them before completing the booking.

* This is a non-profit educational event with all proceeds contributing towards a portion of the costs of running the event. The drone educational elements of the day are being provided by the kind generosity of BH Wildlife Consultancy. The site venue, catering and facilities are kindly being provided or arranged by Wild Ken Hill. A deer survey using drone technology will be conducted on site prior to the event (if weather allows). This survey has been supported by funds raised by BDS members, supporters and The Reed Foundation during a campaign on The Big Give fundraising platform (November 2023).

Venue: Wild Ken Hill

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