Chris Packham one of the presenters of the popular Springwatch and Autumnwatch wildlife programmes on BBC television has warned that the New Forest National Park is being destroyed. Dogs are disturbing ground nesting birds and dumping: �What we will basically have is a huge dog walking area covered with many more kilograms of excrement�.
The growth in the population of ponies and deer is Packham claims denuding the forest of new young trees, they are being eaten before they can mature. Packham is calling for controlled culling of deer and better management of the forest.
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