White-tailed Deer

Landowners help shape the next generation of hunters

Many youth miss out on opportunities to hunt because they don't have access to property.

White-tailed deer managers should focus on three concepts

Limited progress occurs when managers of free-ranging deer focus on superficial issues.

Deer surveys remain popular despite weaknesses

It is difficult to confidently make harvest recommendations based on one year's worth of data.

Photographs can help collect, analyze animal data

The use of photographs in science is increasing, with several recent developments and applications.

Spike buck culling seldom provides benefits

It depends, but in most situations with white-tailed deer, the answer is no. Here's why.

Common white-tailed deer misconceptions affect views

There is a plethora of misinformation about white-tailed deer biology and management.

McMillan East Farm provides real-world examples

An update of the demonstration projects conducted on the property thus far.

Cross Timbers management creates wildlife habitat

Understanding the habitat requirements for the animals you want to promote and manage is key to providing a good wildlife habitat.

White-tailed Deer Antler Score: A Pictorial Presentation

From a hunting and economic perspective, white-tailed deer, Odocoileus virginianus, is the most important wildlife species in the eastern half of the U.S. More landowners and hunters in this region...

Early deer harvest assists population management

As part of most management programs, doe harvest is an important component that needs just as much attention as trophy bucks.