Forestry guidance: UKFS Practice Note
Managing deer in the countryside
This Note provides information on: identifying whether there are deer present and of which species; deciding whether deer are causing damage; the ways in which deer problems can be prevented…
Red squirrel conservation
This Practice Note aims to increase awareness and understanding of the need for red squirrel conservation and the approach being taken to achieve it. It describes the key principles and…
The prevention of mammal damage to trees in woodland
This note is designed to help woodland managers diagnose mammal damage, to evaluate its severity, to consider management options and to determine the appropriate action to take. Suggested sources of…
The prevention of rabbit damage to trees in woodland
Rabbits have increased considerably in numbers in the British countryside. This Note gives a brief description of the problems associated with rabbits and summarises the control methods available.
Nearest neighbour method for quantifying wildlife damage to trees in woodland
This Practice Note discusses in detail the nearet neighbour method and its use as a decision making tool for wildlife management.