Deer in the Peak District and the Urban Fringe

Very relevant to discussions on wilding and ‘re-wilding’  is the spread of deer into and around the Peak District moors.

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Red deer stag Peter Wolstenholme2

The latest information on this fascinating story of deer rapidly colonising the Peak but also now extending down and right into the heat of the city. Records please via the on-line survey on http://www.ukeconet.org

http://www.ukeconet.org/community-projects/surveys/deer-survey-project/

Take part in the longest running survey of its kind in the world!

 

 

Ian

 

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