Find out about eligibility and requirements for the deer high seat item.
£300 per unit.
Available for Higher Tier.
Where deer fencing has already been erected to keep deer out of the area.
It will provide a safe, temporary vantage point from which to cull deer, reducing the impact their browsing has on the land.
Agreement holders are likely to need to consider:
The high seat must be portable, free-standing and made from galvanised tubular or box-section steel.
The woodland management plan needs to identify that there is a high deer population posing a threat to the woodland.
Agreement holders will need to keep the following records and supply them on request:
Agreement holders will need to keep the following records and supply them with the claim:
Applicants will need to send the following with their application:
The detailed requirements for this item will be tailored to the Higher Tier site. Higher Tier applicants should discuss and agree these requirements with their adviser.
Find more information about constructing high seats in The Deer Initiative’s best practice guide.
See the Higher Tier manual to find out more about the scheme and how to apply.
Don’t include personal or financial information like your National Insurance number or credit card details.
To help us improve GOV.UK, we’d like to know more about your visit today. We’ll send you a link to a feedback form. It will take only 2 minutes to fill in. Don’t worry we won’t send you spam or share your email address with anyone.