Fewer mule deer, pronghorns along the Wyoming-Colorado border September 18, 2011

Wyoming Deer Population and Management News Archive

...according to a study by the National Wildlife Federation...John Ellenberger, one of the study’s authors, ...said mule deer and pronghorn populations appear stable in the Platte Valley region, but harvest numbers are declining because of fewer fawns....“Mule deer and pronghorns are not doing the best they can,” Ellenberger said. “And the potential for loss of more habitat is increasing. I fear these herds will not be able to sustain their populations.”...Ellenberger expressed concern several times during his presentation about the proposed Chokecherry Sierra Madre Wind Farm, a proposed 1,000-turbine wind farm in Carbon County...

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