Deer insights

Research, public input play roles in deer management

Researchers hurry to capture and place radio collars on newborn fawns because once the deer reach two or three days old, they run too fast to be caught. Monitoring fawn survival is one key to learning what is preventing some deer herds from growing.



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Researchers hurry to capture and place radio collars on newborn fawns because once the deer reach two or three days old, they run too fast to be caught. Monitoring fawn survival is one key to learning what is preventing some deer herds from growing.

Sometime within the next two weeks, a new generation of mule deer will start to appear. Pregnant does typically begin dropping fawns in the final week of May and the births continue until the…




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