The SMARTDEER project funded by DAFM has been completed.
– up to date distribution and relative density (2023)
– deer expansion over the last 2 decades
– deer damage to forests across the nation
– inventory of deer zoonosis potentially present in Irish deer
– an example of how citizens (camera traps) can help with deer monitoring
link to the 5 papers mentioned above: https://www.dropbox.com/scl/fo/b6agxs6lvxnkon3jq027y/h?rlkey=psbhzlidm7wfkyzsngsghkiz0&dl=0
All papers are open access and data is available online.