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Title of the project

Red Deer – Sustainablemanagement project [Denmark]


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


Country Denmark
Level National

Starting date


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 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)


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