Two study areas in state produce varying deer data September 10, 2011 Wisconsin

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Two study areas in state produce varying deer data September 10, 2011 Wisconsin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

... largest deer research effort in Wisconsin history ...preliminary findings: Predators have taken more deer in the northern study area; fawn survival has been higher in the eastern study area; several yearling bucks have dispersed over 15 miles, but mature deer have tended to stay in a smaller home range; and capture-related mortality of deer was unacceptably high and will result in changes to trapping procedures....funded with $2 million from the Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration. Commonly known as Pittman-Robertson, the money is collected from excise taxes on firearms,...

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