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Since 2022 a story of 2 million deer and soaring deer populations in the UK has slowly been repeated (and repeated) – but is it the truth?
Our Diamond Charity Fundraising Auction is now live. 2023 marks the 60th, or Diamond Anniversary of the British Deer Society. To celebrate, we’re holding a special fundraising event in the form of a silent online auction.
By taking part in the auction you’ll be helping raise critical funds to continue our work to drive forward our mission
“Male deer numbers have a lesser impact on overall population growth as it is of course the females that actually produce more deer. Allowing male deer of the larger species to be shot during the female deer open season has historically distracted efforts to control the latter and curb their breeding potential.”
Do you have a passion for UK deer? Would you love to get involved making a difference for deer? Then get involved today volunteering with the British Deer Society! Here’s how.
From sharing our work at shows and events across the country to carrying out data collection for important research, there are many ways our volunteers have helped the work of the British Deer Society.
Without a doubt, the BDS wouldn’t have become the successful and growing charity it is today without the extensive help and time that has been given to us by many dedicated volunteers over the last 60 years.
Help celebrate the 60th anniversary of the British Deer Society by participating in our one-of-a-kind 60 for 60 charity online auction!
The British Deer Society Annual Review for 2022 gives us a great chance to demonstrate the value of our work and the outstanding commitment of all involved. This is the must have publication for anyone interested in wild deer and the British Deer Society, whether you are a member, a supporter, a potential donor or researcher, this review provides you with a valuable insight into our work.
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