Event Phone: 01952 432769

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  • May 15, 2019
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

This course is designed to equip woodland owners to take control of deer management within their woods.

Course cost: £100

  • Understanding landscape scale management, the role a stalker can play in cull collaboration.
  • Understanding levels of accreditation for deer managers and the minimum appropriate to activity, minimum levels of competency, proving competency, seeking references. Key questions to achieve reassurance.
  • Understanding levels of risk and mitigation.
  • Understanding levels of responsibility and liability.  Type of insurance and minimum cover appropriate to risk.
  • Using established networks to find a suitable deer manage
  • Forming a simple contract appropriate to need.
  • Agreeing and setting cull numbers.
  • How to monitor against set impact targets – how to manage poor cull performance.
  • How to manage disagreements and conflict.
  • Understanding venison supply chain and ensuring good practice.

For further information contact: Richard Thomason 01952 432769 / 07964934556 or email richardthomason@smallwoods.org.uk