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Sightability Model for Elk and Mule Deer (Excel Spreadsheet)
Sightability Model for Elk and Mule Deer (Excel Spreadsheet File)
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Understanding mule deer behavior and habitat should increase our success mule deer management. Information on mule deer is limited due to difficulties and expense of research. Below is a list of information and publications that are available.
Mule Deer Research from the CRLRC
- Guidelines for Management of Habitat for Mule Deer: Piñon-juniper, Chihuahuan desert, arid grasslands, and associated arid habitat types. (NMSU CES Circular 662)
- Condition, survival, and productivity of mule deer in semiarid grassland-woodland in east-central New Mexico (Human-Wildlife Interactions (5(2):276–286, Fall 2010)
Condition, Survival, and Productivity of Mule Deer in Semiarid Grassland-Woodland in East-Central New Mexico (2011 CRLRC Field Day Proceedings)
Effects of Ecological Site Characteristics, Pinyon-Juniper Management, and Precipitation on Habitat Quality for Mule Deer on the Corona Rnage and Livestock Research Center, New Mexico (2011 CRLRC Field Day Proceedings)
Population Dynamics and Habitat Relationships of Mule Deer and Pronghorn (2008 CRLRC Field Day Proceedings)
Population Dynamics of Mule Deer; Effects of Timing and Amount of Precipitation (2008 CRLRC Field Day Poster)
Population dynamics and nutritional ecology of mule deer and pronghorn on the Corona Range and Livestock Research Center (2005 CRLRC Field Day Proceedings)
General Information from the NMSU Cooperative Extension Service
- Condition, Survival, and Cause-Specific Mortality of Adult Female Mule Deer in North-Central New Mexico (J. Wildlife Mgt. 71:1118)