Collaborative Frameworks in Land Management: A Case Study on Integrated Deer Management

Lead Research Organisation: Macaulay Institute
Department Name: Main Office

Abstract

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Description We found that economic incentives are unlikely to be effective instrument for encouraging landowners to shoot more deer for conservation objectives
Exploitation Route Encourage public engagement in deer management and land ownership

Promote greater collaboration and communication between stakeholders development of policy on deer management

development of policy on wild food

development of policy on outdoor recreation

development of policy on land reform
Sectors Environment

 
Title Collaborative frameworks in land management : a case study on integrated deer management, 2006-2009 
Description This is a mixed method data collection. The study is part of the Rural Economy and Land Use (RELU) programme. It is widely accepted, at least in principle, that most kinds of natural resources are best handled collaboratively. Collaborative management avoids conflict and enhances the efficiency with which the resource is managed. However, simply knowing that collaboration is a good idea does not guarantee that collaboration can be achieved. In this project, the researchers have addresse, This is a mixed method data collection. The study is part of the Rural Economy and Land Use (RELU) programme. It is widely accepted, at least in principle, that most kinds of natural resources are best handled collaboratively. Collaborative management avoids conflict and enhances the efficiency with which the resource is managed. However, simply knowing that collaboration is a good idea does not guarantee that collaboration can be achieved. In this project, the researchers have addressed is 
Type Of Material Database/Collection of data 
Year Produced 2012 
Provided To Others? Yes  
Impact The knowledge supported a policy not from the EU project "SPIRAL" 
URL http://www.esds.ac.uk/findingData/snDescription.asp?sn=6545
 
Description Innovations in collaboration : developing mapping for adaptive deer management 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Participants in your research and patient groups
Results and Impact Poster presented at Scottish Game Fair 2011 workshop

Generated discussion and helped recruit people for a choice experiment
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2011
 
Description Putting deer on the map 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Invited speaker presentation given to a deer management group to stimulate discussion on map-based communication and collaboration strategies, and to disseminate learning from experience in Scotland

The mapping works was subsequently used in deer management conflicts in other deer management groups
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2011