Drought of 2018

Arizona Deer Population, Management News and Information Archive

Conservation groups hauling water to save wildlife July 10, 2018 Arizona, Kingman Daily Miner
... With no end in sight to the drought, conservationists and the state’s various conservation groups, along with the Arizona Game and Fish Department, are doing what they can to save our wildlife... the main focus of these water developments are for sheep, but other desert dwellers, mule deer, javelina ..,

...  the Elk Society have hauled almost 100,000 gallons to 78 water catchments  ... Because they are grazers though, elk will be able to sustain themselves better than deer which browse on new shoots and weeds ... The forest is already drier than it was in 2002 and 2006 ...

Forest Rangers say drought could bring out more wildlife April 16, 2018 Arizona, KVOA Tucson News
... Due to a dry winter ..."A lot of animals are moving lower in elevation and closer into inhabited areas possibly searching for food or water,"... deer ...

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