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Title of the project

Red Deer – Sustainable management project [Denmark]

Description

Collect biological data on the populations of the Red Deer, as the Danish population is increasing, in order to help the sustainable management of the species.

Hunters submit jaws and other information (eg. sex and weight) of animals shot in order to determine age, size, condition and reproduction

Location

Country Denmark
Level National

Starting date

2008

Habitat Types

Forest/Woodland, Scrub/Grassland 

Protection status of the areas

Natura 2000, Emerald Network, Ramsar, Regional protected area, National protected area, Areas with voluntary or mandatory hunting ban, Hunting reserve, No protection status

Species

Species Caracteristics Huntable species
Species Type Mammals
Name(s) of main species Red deer - Cervus elaphus

Conservation action(s)

Research and data collection (e.g. monitoring, bag data)

Partners

Leading partners The Danish National Environmental Research Institute (http://dce.au.dk/en/)
The Danish Forest and Nature Agency (http://eng.naturstyrelsen.dk/)

Weblinks

http://dce.au.dk/udgivelser/vr/nr-101-150/abstracts/no-106-sustainable-red-deer-management/