Written Answers - Deer Population.

Tuesday, 6 March 2007

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 633 No. 1

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  536.  Mr. Timmins  Information on Billy Timmins  Zoom on Billy Timmins   asked the Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government  Information on Dick Roche  Zoom on Dick Roche   the estimated number of wild deer in County Wicklow; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8946/07]

Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government (Mr. Roche): Information on Dick Roche  Zoom on Dick Roche  While my Department does not have precise information on the number of wild deer in County Wicklow, estimates suggest a figure in excess of 40,000 animals.

The National Parks and Wildlife Service of my Department is planning a national deer survey in 2008, which should give a clearer picture of wild deer population density at regional and national level.


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