Deer Management Plan

Loch Stack - Feb 2015-1


NW Sutherland adopted a Deer Management Plan in the spring of 2015. The various documents associated with that plan are listed below.

The Plan is kept under constant review, and any comments can be made to the Secretary of the Group, whose contact details are listed elsewhere on this website. The plan is being upgraded in November 2018 in advance of the re-assessment process in 2019. Any queries or comments on the Plan can be addressed to


Main Documents

NWS Background Information and Policies

This document is currently being amended. Text highlighted in yellow will be amended following consultation.

NWS Working Plan

NW Sutherland DMP- Working Plan- May 2018 Update

NW Sutherland DMP-Working Plan- Nov 2019 Update


NWS Location Map

NWS Members Map

NWS Reporting Units Map

NWS Management Objectives Map

NWS Parish Boundaries Map

NWS Community Councils & Grazing Committees map

NWS SSSI & SAC Designations Map

NWS SPA & Ramsar Sites Map

NWS Landscape Interest Map

NWS SSSI Site Condition Monitoring Map

NWS Woodland Creation Map

NWS Key Herbivore High Impact Woods Map

NWS Herbivore Impacts in woods outwith designated sites

NWS Deer Vehicle Collisions Map

NWS 2018 Deer density map

NWS 2019 Helicopter Count Density Map



Appendix 1 NWS Constitution

Appendix 2  NWS Contact list

This Appendix is Confidential to Group members only. Please contact the Group via the Secretary or Chair/ vice Chair.

Appendix 3 NWS Designated Sites

Appendix 4 NWS Deer Cull Information

Appendix 5  NWS Target Culls 2016-17

This Appendix is Confidential to Group members only. Culls collated by Sub- area are given in Appendix 7, below.

Appendix 6 NWS Monitoring of Designated features

Appendix 7 NWS 5-year Population Model (October 2016)

Appendix 8 NWS Broad Habitat Data