Summary of research
The Vertebrate research programme has sought to provide increased understanding, knowledge and tools to inform and support Vertebrate management to reduce their negative impacts and provide positive impacts, and to deliver increased benefits to society by informing sustainable woodland management practice.
The programme contains two project areas: Alien and Invasive species (AIS) and Herbivore Impacts (HI), both of which contain a number of specific work areas. For AIS these are; alien species, grey squirrel and feral boar. For HI these are; HI general, domestic stock, impacts, population dynamics, advice and knowledge transfer, relu deer, Natural England SSSI contract.