Deer are magnificent animals and an important part of the National Park biodiversity and identity; they also have to be managed...
The right to control and manage deer is held by the owner of the land upon which they cross. Deer managers work together in one of several Deer Management Groups in the National Parks. The Cairngorms Deer Advisory Group was set up to aid communication about deer management between various interest groups.
In collaboration with Deer Management Groups, communities and public agencies, the Park Authority’s aim is to achieve the following:
The Deer Framework seeks to acknowledge the many different values that people attribute to deer. It aims to bring together those with an interest in their management and promote respect for a range of different management objectives and encourage a spirit of co-operation and compromise.