Deer Management Plan – South Area Sub-Group

The Deer Management Plan for the Coigach- South Assynt or South Sub-Group of West Sutherland is located on this page, and was consulted on through to 1st November 2018. Any comments on the development of the plan can be referred to

The Coigach- South Assynt Sub Group can be contacted through its Chairman David Davies of Inverpolly Estate at  or through WSDMG Secretary Kirsty MacLeod


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Agendas and Minutes of Sub Group Meetings:

WSDMG South Sub Group Minutes 11 Jun 2019

Essential background information and policies can be found at this link below:
Coigach-South Assynt- Background Information Policies 3rd Draft

The main working plan for the period 2018- 2023 can be found here:
Coigach-South Assynt- Working Plan- August 2018 Draft

A series of maps are referred to in the text of the main document:

1. C-SA Location Map
2. C-SA Detail Map
3. C-SA Members map
4. C-SA Reporting Units Map
5. C- SA Management Objectives Map
6. C-SA SSSI & SAC Designations Map
7. C-SA SPA designations Map
8. C-SA Landscape Interest Map
9. C-SA SSSI Condition Map
10. C-SA Woodland Creation map
10a. C-SA SSSI Woodland enclosures map
11. C-SA Woodland herbivore impacts map
12. C-SA Deer- Vehicle collisions map
13. C-SA Habitat Monitoring map
14. C-SA 2016 Deer density map
15. C-SA Wider Deer densities map
16. C-SA Community Councils map

A number of appendices are also included as part of this deer plan:

Appendix 1 WSDMG Constitution FINAL 2015

Appendix 2 CSADMG Contacts List (NB This is confidential to Group members and SNH only)
Appendix 3 C- SA Designated sites
Appendix 4 C-SA Deer Cull Information

Appendix 5 C-SA Deer cull allocation for 2018-19 spreadsheet (NB This sheet is confidential to APDMG members and SNH only)
Appendix 6 C- SA Monitoring of Designated Features
Appendix 7 2018- 2023 Population model
Appendix 8 C-SA Broad habitat data

The following larder sheets are also suggested for gathering deer data within the C-SA area: