Officials spotlight deer for survey December 1, 2011 Kansas

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Officials spotlight deer for survey December 1, 2011 Kansas, Marion County Record

... the official term for deer survey activity done at this time of year was distance sampling.... “We can determine the relative density of the deer population by counting bucks, does, and fawns in different transector units,” said ... Kansas Fish and Game Commission district biologist ...Jeff Rue ... “There were two main factors affecting deer populations this year,” he said. “Drought conditions were very hard on them, and EHP (epizootic hemorrhagic disease) loss was heavy in a large part of the state.”

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