Most of this work forms part of the Vertebrate management research programme that is funded by the Forestry Commission.
Specific project funding and partnerships
Collaborative deer management
Work on collaborative deer management is in partnership with the Macaulay Institute and the universities of Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Kent, St.Andrews and York. It is funded by the Forestry Commission and by the UK Research Councils through their Rural Economy and Land Use fund.
Woodland grazing toolbox
Work on the woodland grazing toolbox is in partnership with the Scottish Agricultural College and the Farming and Woodland Advisory Group Scotland. It is funded by Forestry Commission Scotland and Scottish Natural Heritage.
Indicators of deer population health and performance
Work on indicators of deer population health and performance is in partnership with the Macaulay Institute and is funded by the Scottish Government.
Methods of assessing the level of grazing in upland woods
Work on methods of assessing the level of grazing in upland woods was funded by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, English Nature and the Forestry Commission.
Assessing the impact of beavers on woodland vegetation
Work on methods of assessing the impact of beavers on woodland vegetation was funded by Scottish Natural Heritage.