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Meet the Team – Deer Management

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Martin Edwards Head of the Deer Management Department

Martin spent his formative years helping his Grandfather who was a gamekeeper in North Yorkshire. After studying for his degree in Agricultural and Environmental Science at Newcastle he moved to Hampshire to teach Game & Wildlife Management at Sparsholt College. Over the ensuing years Martin progressed to be Head of the Fish, Game and Countryside Management Section at Sparsholt leading a team of 9 specialist staff.

Martin has been stalking deer for over 30 years and has managed roe deer on estates in Hampshire for the last 25 years. This has included population management to ensure that there was no significant impact on sensitive woodland flora plus trophy stalking with overseas clients. He has also been involved in training & assessing DSC1 courses and mentoring & assessing new stalkers for their DSC2.

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James Sutcliffe Deer officer

After graduating from Newton Rigg College with an HND in countryside management, James worked as a gamekeeper and deerstalker for a number of sporting estates across the globe, including New Zealand and the South of England and most recently managing deer and wild boar on an estate in Germany.

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Audrey Watson Deer Officer

After completing a BSc (Hons) degree in Ecology (Forestry) at Edinburgh University and a Masters degree in Forest Recreation at Pennsylvania State University, Audrey has over 20 years experience in countryside management in local and national government, working for local authorities, the Sports Council and the National Forest, and in the charitable sector, working as an Area Manager for the RSPB and as Led Walks Officer for the Ramblers.

In her spare time, she is a keen deer stalker and clay pigeon shooter, and also swims competitively at Masters level.


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