Tag: mule deer

December 4, 2017

Mule deer found dead raises questions

In May 2017, a mule deer carcass was found near a highway bridge over the Chena River Flood Control area near Fairbanks, Alaska. The deer died from a vehicle collision,...

October 27, 2017

Corridors key to protecting species, conservationists say

From monarchs to grizzlies, America’s wildlife is dwindling due to climate change and habitat destruction, conservationists said at a conference this week in Washington, and wildlife corridors are crucial to...

April 27, 2017

Predator control at the center of legal actions

In Dec. 2016, the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission (CPW) approved two predator management plans in the state – the Piceance Basin Predator Management Plan and Upper Arkansas River Predator...

December 29, 2016

Student research project: Energy development deters mule deer

An increase in energy development in Wyoming has caused mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus) to avoid areas they once used as habitat, according to a research presentation at the TWS 26th...

November 21, 2016

Corridor protected for migrating mule deer

In a move to protect the farthest-migrating herd of mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus) in the world, the Wyoming Game and Fish Commission has acquired a parcel of land encompassing a...

August 2, 2016

Species feeling the heat from climate change: Part 2

USGS is providing a two-part series on eight species feeling the effects of climate change. Part 1 is available here. From forest to grassland, desert to ocean, many wildlife species...

April 7, 2016

Wildlife conservation from outer space

A cloudy day isn’t necessarily a bad day — at least when it comes to wildlife conservation. A recent study published in PLOS Biology shows that clouds observed by NASA...