Ecological impacts of increasing numbers of deer in British woodland

  title={Ecological impacts of increasing numbers of deer in British woodland},
  author={Robert J. Fuller and Robin M. A. Gill},
In recent decades, serious impacts on woodland regeneration have become widespread in Britain as a consequence of increasing numbers of deer. Concern has also been growing about possible effects of deer on the wider ecology of woodland. In April 2000, the Forest Ecology Group of the British Ecological Society held a meeting on 'Ecological Impacts of Deer in Lowland Woods'. This paper summarizes the main issues that emerged from papers presented at that meeting, several of which are published in… 
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