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  • 2008
  • July

Antlers Get Better With Age

Most land managers interested in white-tailed deer management are ultimately interested in producing deer with large antlers. Previous work, including that at Texas Parks and Wildlife's Kerr Wildlife Management Area in Kerrville, determined that antler quality is influenced by a combination of factors, the main components being age, nutrition and genetics.
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  • 1999
  • September

Deer Population Data

Why spend the effort to collect deer population data? Simply, the information is necessary to successfully manage deer in many situations. Proper management of any resource, including deer, begins with establishing goals, learning about the resource, and inventorying the resource.
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  • 2006
  • February

State Programs Help Landowners Manage White-tailed Deer Populations

The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department have programs to help land managers better manage deer habitat and deer populations. Here's an overview of each state's offering.
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  • 1999
  • August

Summer Stress

Most enthusiasts might not think about the summer months posing a nutritional hardship to deer. Sure, the lush months of April, May and June can provide more nutrition than deer need under good habitat conditions. But what about July and August?
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  • 2003
  • August

Update: Infrared-Triggered Camera Surveys

In last year's August and December issues of Ag News and Views, I addressed some of the assumptions associated with infrared-triggered camera surveys. With another year of data collection under our belt, I thought I would update you on the findings.
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  • 2001
  • August

Preliminary Comparison of Infrared-Triggered Fixed-Camera Deer Surveys and Spotlight Deer Surveys

The Noble Research Institute Wildlife Unit has been using infrared-triggered cameras to monitor and estimate deer populations. This article compares the results to our spotlight survey data.
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  • 2003
  • December

Who's Doing the Breeding?

Which bucks are successfully breeding has significant impact on deer management in general and buck harvest strategies in particular.
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  • 2010
  • August

How Accurate is Aging Deer on the Hoof?

As managers and sportsmen become more aware of the importance of age in antler production, selective harvest management programs become increasingly popular. The use of physical characteristics to estimate ages of deer in the field is often the basis of harvest decisions.
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  • 2009
  • October

Using GPS to Measure Fine-scale Deer Movements

Knowledge of movement behaviors of white-tailed deer helps us better understand their needs and requirements, and enables us to develop better management strategies for the species.
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  • 1998
  • September

White-tailed Deer Management Workshop

The fall hunting season is fast approaching and with it comes an increased interest in deer management. The Noble Research Institute is sponsoring its 5th annual Whitetailed Deer Management Workshop.