The link below might be of interest.We are talking habitat protection here so you know what to expect. Nevertheless many landowners are now obliged to protect sensitive areas and if deer are seen as the culprits (over-grazing) then the landowner might well consider applying for the SRDP grant.

As an aside it also demonstrates that the Scottish Government is keen to see deer numbers managed at sustainable levels (ok, reduced) and as such they are dangling a carrot to get things moving.