“Is it Possible to Build Consensus on a National Deer Management Strategy?” is the theme of a conference to be held at the Hodson Bay Hotel, Athlone, Co. Westmeath on Saturday 2 April 2011. Key speakers have been lined up, including Jamie Dick (Queen’s University, Belfast), Peter Watson (The Deer Initiative, UK), Declan Little (Woodlands of Ireland), Jim Walsh (Irish Deer Society), Ciaran Nugent (Forestry Division, Department of Agriculture, Fisheries & Forestry) and Barry Coad (Coillte Teoranta). Liam Nolan, Deer Alliance HCAP, will deliver a paper dealing with issues affecting hunters.
As places are limited, early booking is advised. Further information is available from Robert Henaghan, telephone 086 822 2838 or email, firstname.lastname@example.org. Cost is €25.00 per person, to include lunch & refreshments. Cheques (payable to Irish Deer Society) to R. Henaghan, Callocoon, 104 Caiseal Cam, Roscam, Galway, Co. Galway.