VDCCN Event Information
Twenty-six projects have recently received funding from the $6.5 million pool set aside for deer control on public land in 22/23. The projects are to reduce the impact of …
The third VDCCN Webinar for 2022 will be: Date: Wednesday 31 August 2022 Time: 5.00 – 6.00 pm Topic: Commercial harvesting of wild caught deer The webinar will focus …
Feral deer typically live and move across a large landscape that may involve several properties. The actions of individual property owners and public land managers to control deer will have limited success unless there is a collective and coordinated approach.
It is now becoming more common for local groups to form and take a collaborative approach to managing the impacts of feral deer in the landscape by raising awareness, working together and learning from each other.
We will hear from a number of people that are in various stages of supporting the formation of local deer control collectives and learn from their experiences.
Parks Victoria trialled feral deer control around alpine and sub-alpine peatlands on the Bogong and Howitt-Wellington High Plains in the Alpine National Park from 2014-2019. The trials are to evaluate the impact of control versus no control and the efficiency of different control methods.