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Volunteers Wanted for Annual Deer Mortality Surveys

Green River Wildlife Managment Coordinator Mark Zornes (left) and Thayne Widlife Biologist Gary Fralick help volunteers know what to look for when surveying for deer that died over the winter.
Green River Wildlife Managment Coordinator Mark Zornes (left) and Thayne Widlife Biologist Gary Fralick help volunteers know what to look for when surveying for deer that died over the winter.

Wildlife managers with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department invite the public to participate in the 23rd annual deer mortality surveys. The mortality surveys assess how this past winter has affected the Wyoming Range and Uinta mule deer herds of western Wyoming.

According to Mark Zornes and Jeff Short, wildlife biologists and survey coordinators, the annual surveys are conducted on mule deer winter ranges to assess overall mortality for the herds, and to evaluate which age classes have been impacted the most. Continue reading Volunteers Wanted for Annual Deer Mortality Surveys

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