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Declining mule deer populations in Colorado

R. Bruce Gill

Declining mule deer populations in Colorado

reasons and responses (a report to the Colorado Legislature, November 1999)

by R. Bruce Gill

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Published by Colorado Division of Wildlife in [Denver, Colo.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Colorado.
    • Subjects:
    • Mule deer -- Colorado.,
    • Mule deer hunting -- Colorado.,
    • Wildlife management -- Colorado.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementprepared by R. Bruce Gill.
      SeriesSpecial report,, no. 77, Special report (Colorado. Division of Wildlife) ;, no. 77.
      ContributionsColorado. Division of Wildlife.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL737.U55 G5482 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 30 p. :
      Number of Pages30
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3998034M
      LC Control Number2001344410
      OCLC/WorldCa47734923

      RANGE-WIDE STATUS OF MULE DEER AND BLACK-TAILED DEER Mule Deer Working Group. Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies This paper provides a general overview of the current black-tailed and mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus) population status and general abundance trends throughout their range in North America. We modeled the impact of puma (Puma concolor (L., )) predation on the decline and recovery of mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus (Rafinesque, )) in southern Idaho based on estimates of puma numbers, predation rates of pumas, and reproductive variables of populations peaked in –, then declined more than 55% and remained low for the Cited by:

      The deer population in the Metolius Unit, north of Sisters, has declined 40% in the past three years to 3, deer. The management objective in Metolius is 6, deer, Heath g: Colorado book. CARBONDALE — While Colorado Parks and Wildlife is moving forward with a study in which bears and mountain lions will be killed to see if that helps the declining mule deer population, research on the subject is far from definitive, a Colorado State University professor told environmentalists last week.

      Declining Mule Deer Populations in Colorado: Reasons and Responses, a Report to the Colorado Legislature by Colorado Division of Wildlife ISBN ISBN Unknown; Bibliogov; ISBN By TYLER J. BASKFIELDDaily Press writerDaily Press writerThe mule deer population has been on the decline in Colorado for some time and until recently the causes behind the decline have not been.


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Bruce. Colorado. Gill. Declining Mule Deer Populations in Colorado: Reasons and Responses, a Report to the Colorado Legislature: Colorado Division of Wildlife: Books - at: Paperback. According to Colorado Parks & Wildlife (CPW), the state’s current mule deer population of aroundis about 25% below their objective.

Populations have been declining over the last several decades due to human population growth resulting in habitat loss and vehicle collisions, as well as other factors like climate change, malnutrition, diseases like.

In northeastern Washington, USA, and southeastern British Columbia, Canada; local populations of declining mule deer are now outnumbered by expanding white-tailed deer (Robinson et. It must be noted that mule deer have been on the decline around the West for decades, and no one has really been able to pin point the reasons.

Colorado’s highest population estimate occurred inwhen deer numbers reached an estimatedand today the population is underIn the case of northwest Colorado, some suggest that on-going oil and gas. Record Book Research: Colorado Mule Deer Posted on: 10/25/11 I could just title this article, “why Colorado is the best overall state for mule deer hunting," but since that won’t apply to trophy research for elk in future articles, let’s just go with Record Book Research.

CPW’s most recent population estimates continue to show a significant statewide decline in mule deer, down about 36 percent toin fromin The mule, blacktail, and other deer populations fell from about million in to about million inrecovering to about 4 million in The recent peak for mule and blacktails was aroundillustrated in the graph below for the estimated U.S.

deer population from to. MULE DEER DECLINE IN THE WEST A SYMPOSIUM utah state university college of natural resources utah agricultural experiment station logan, utah MULE DEER DECLINE IN THE WEST A SYMPOSIUM Editors and Symposium Directors: Gar N.

Workman The declining populations of mule deer was rec-File Size: 6MB. Ratios of fawns does in Colorado’s deer herds have been declining since at least When ratios decline below fawns per does, deer herds can not sustain themselves.

Each year, ratios of fawns per does are derived from deer counts of several deer herds in Size: 4MB. On Colorado's West Slope, the post-hunt estimate of just overdeer was more thandeer shy of the desired target population range of–deer.

Despite these challenges, Colorado has maintained its reputation as one of the premier states for mule deer hunting. Colorado's Mule Deer Story is designed to frame a. The nation’s largest mule deer herd, located in northwestern Colorado, has decreased over the past decade by more than two-thirds — to 32, at latest estimate, down fromin Colorado Parks and Wildlife data also show a statewide deer population decrease since by about 36 percent.

Inthe mule deer population was estimated at an impressiveanimals, up from an estimated 6, deer at the beginning of the 20th century. In spite of this, concerns about a mule deer decline had been raised by the public and wildlife managers beginning in the early s.

Bythese concerns were Size: 1MB. However, along with other western states, Colorado and Wyoming have experienced decreases in mule deer populations. Suspected causes include drought, disease, predators, and human impacts to habitats such as roads and fences, the subdivision of land, and oil and gas drilling.

Both here in Colorado and nationally deer populations are in decline – one might say plummeting. Nationally the trend is long term.

“Deer Friendly” reports that from to deer population have decreased from close. Buy Declining mule deer populations in Colorado: Reasons and responses: a report to the Colorado Legislature by R.

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Stabilizing a Population. The current decline in mule deer numbers has to be viewed against the longer history of deer in the region. In a report, U.S. Forest Service biologist George Gruell wrote, “Mule deer populations began increasing regionally in the g: Colorado book.

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Declining mule deer populations in Colorado: reasons and responses (a report to the Colorado Legislature, November ). [R Bruce Gill; Colorado. In Colorado the decline of mule deer was great enough that the deer hunting opportunities dropped by 94 percent over five years for the state’s largest mule deer herd.

Mule deer .Subsequently, mule deer numbers have historically fluctuated, primarily in response to climatic and habitat conditions and the effects of hunting. However, in general, their numbers have been declining at least since the late s.

Today, mule deer populations in Colorado may number less than half of the peak populations of the recent era. Mule deer populations have been declining in Southwest Colorado for years, but the exact reasons are not clear to wildlife biologists.

Trends for the past 15 years show a consistent drop in.