White-tailed Deer Study

October 2007
New York State Conservationist;Oct2007, Vol. 62 Issue 2, p29
The article focuses on a study initiated by the New York Department of Environmental Conservation to look at the breeding activity of New York State's white-tailed deer. The last statewide study of this kind was completed by the department in 1974 by William Hesselton and Larry Jackson. The study is designed to measure conception rates, the timing of breeding, and the number of fawns that are conceived per female.


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