Recent rains give wildlife chance this spring March 18, 2012 California

California Deer Population and Management News Archive

Recent rains give wildlife chance this spring March 18, 2012 California, San Francisco Chronicle, Tom Stienstra 

... For deer and all wildlife, the spring rains are a savior sweeping through the Bay Area and Northern California.... Like in the winter of '92-93, we were looking at catastrophic habitat conditions and low carrying capacity. With that comes stressed pregnant deer, poor nutrition of all wildlife, and disastrous survival rates of fawns ... In the next month, roughly 400,000 fawns will be born in California.


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