Home / Support Us Support UsHelp the British Deer Society to ensure we have healthy and sustainable wild deer populations both now and for the future. Photo by: GiedriiusWAYS TO SUPPORT US HOW YOU CAN SUPPORT US As a charity, we depend on the help of our members and supporters so we can continue to speak up for deer.You can help us by:Being a BDS memberOne-off and/or regular donationsLeaving a gift in your willBooking your training with BDSBuying from our shopSupporting our fundraising Photo by: Istvan Pocsai DONATIONS Photo by: Diana Parkhouse LEGACIES Photo by: Kelly Rudland INTERNET AUCTION FURTHER READING Surveillance for Coronaviruses in Wildlife The British Deer Society is asking its members and supporters to assist with a surveillance study looking into coronaviruses in wildlife. This study aims to support the development of diagnostic tests, aid future surveillance, and improve preparedness for future coronavirus outbreaks. BDS CEO Goes Live On TalkTV To Promote Fact-led Deer Management David Mcauley, British Deer Society (BDS) CEO went live on TalkTV and Radio at the weekend to promote the importance of having more fact-led approaches in deer management, less sensationalism in the media around total UK deer numbers and to speak up for deer welfare. Deer Management in the UK: Sustainability Verses Eradication Recently, we received a heartfelt letter from a dedicated member of the British Deer Society (BDS), a seasoned deer stalker with 30 years of experience who was dismayed by the indiscriminate and unsustainable shooting of roe deer around his management areas. His words shed light on the evolving challenges faced by conscientious deer managers who prioritise legal and humane practices in an environment where not all shooters share the same values.