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Raising Spring Awareness of Deer Welfare Issues

This blog post sheds light on critical deer welfare issues as spring unfolds across the UK countryside and emphasises the need for public awareness and responsible action towards deer welfare. We all need to take collective efforts to protect and preserve wildlife during this vibrant season.

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Together for Deer – New BDS Strategy Launched

We unveiled our new strategy, “Together for Deer,”. The strategy emphasises evidence-based approaches and collaboration among stakeholders. It focuses on Ethics & Welfare, Education & Training, and Science & Research, aiming to establish BDS as a leading authority in deer welfare and management by 2030. “Together for Deer” aims to unite efforts in safeguarding deer welfare amid complex challenges.

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BDS Launches First Drone Survey Thanks to Supportive Members

We are thrilled to announce a groundbreaking moment for the BDS community: the successful launch of our first drone survey funded by last year’s award-winning Big Give campaign. This achievement has been made possible through the unwavering support and contributions of our dedicated members and supporters.

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New Assistant Training Officer at the British Deer Society

The British Deer Society is delighted to introduce Rhian Tyne as our new Assistant Training Officer, and we are confident that she will be a dynamic addition to the team. With a rich background in wildlife conservation and a deep commitment to deer management, Rhian brings a wealth of experience and passion to her role .

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Capturing the Spirit of Wild Deer

Embark on an enchanting journey into the heart of wild deer appreciation with the British Deer Society’s (BDS) Photographer of the Year Competition! Immerse yourself in a unique blend of artistic expression and wildlife celebration as passionate photographers from the BDS community vie for the prestigious title.

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Love for Deer: A Valentine’s Pledge

Discover a heartfelt Valentine’s pledge with the British Deer Society! This article invites you to go beyond traditional celebrations and extend your love to the majestic wild deer of the British Isles. Join the BDS movement and become a crucial part of ensuring the well-being of these iconic creatures.

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Ask BDS: Are White Deer Rare?

The British Deer Society often receives questions about the rarity of white deer in the UK. In most cases, the white deer you come across are usually fallow, a type of deer found widely across the UK. White fallow deer aren’t as common as the more typical common, menil, and black colour varieties, but they do stand out more noticeably in a herd or when in cover.

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BDS Diamond Charity Auction

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

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