'We've never seen this before': What will south Delta flooding do to fawns? May 22, 2019 Mississippi

Mississippi Deer Population, Management News and Information Archive

'We've never seen this before': What will south Delta flooding do to fawns? May 22, 2019 Mississippi, Jackson Clarion Ledger
... "We know it's bad. We know it's going to have an impact. A reduced fawn crop is what I expect to see. How much? We have to wait and see." ..."Does will start dropping fawns in late June in the south Delta," McKinley said. "The peak is in early July." ..,

The flood will recede, but deer, wildlife still won't be out of the woods June 28, 2019 Mississippi, The Clarion-Ledger
... Displaced deer and other animals have depleted food resources in some areas of the south Delta. Some appear to be on the brink of starvation while others have already died...Acorns are a primary food source for deer in fall ... months of standing water in the south Delta have stressed trees ..,

No deer season in the south Delta? It's possible July 26, 2019 Mississippi, The Clarion-Ledger
... Mississippi's south Delta has been flooded for most of the year and that has taken its toll on wildlife. Pictures of dead and emaciated deer have been seen untold times on social media ...

Shorter deer season a possibility for new South Delta hunting zone September 13, 2019 Mississippi, Vicksburg Post
...Deer and other wildlife in the area have suffered as their feeding and breeding grounds were inundated.  ... the proposal is intended to give the area’s herd time to recover and to study the long-term effects of the flood..,

Flooding and Chronic Waste Disease October 7, 2019 Mississippi, Delta Business Journal
... The deer population across the Magnolia State was estimated to be 1.5 million to two million animals prior to the flooding according to the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks. to the flooding... This year the record setting flood stage levels wreaked havoc ...  In some areas there will be no fawn crop to other areas with a very low fawn crop ..,


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