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Wyoming wildlife researchers use social media to show work

Wyoming wildlife researchers use social media to show work

CASPER, Wyo. — A helicopter will circle southwest Wyoming Thursday with a crew shooting nets onto unsuspecting mule deer. The crew will bring the deer back to a base camp where researchers will test the animals for body condition and pregnancy. Each deer released will bound away wearing a ra…

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Mule deer capture

Mule deer capture

Kevin Monteith with the Wyoming Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit performs an ultrasound on a doe mule deer in December 2013 as Matthew Kauffman and graduate student Melia DeVivo look on. Some researchers are using social media to keep in touch with the public.

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Mule deer

Mule deer

A wildlife capture crew ferries a doe mule deer in March 2013 to wildlife researchers near LaBarge. A team of researchers from the USGS Wyoming Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Unit, Wyoming Game and Fish Department and others are capturing and testing mule deer beginning today in southwest Wyo…

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Mule deer release

Mule deer release

A doe mule deer is released in March 2013, by wildlife researchers near LaBarge. A team of researchers from the USGS Wyoming Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Unit, Wyoming Game and Fish Department and others are capturing and testing mule deer beginning today in southwest Wyoming. Some scientis…

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Researchers to live-tweet mule deer captures

CASPER, Wyo. — Mule deer researchers plan to use Twitter and Facebook to reach a larger and more diversified audience when they begin capturing deer Thursday in southwest Wyoming.

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4 cited for poaching mule deer near Wright

4 cited for poaching mule deer near Wright

WRIGHT, Wyo. — Thanks to a tip from a citizen, the Wyoming wildlife authorities have cited four Wisconsin residents for poaching an antlered mule deer.

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Wyoming Game and Fish seeks info on mule deer poaching

Wyoming Game and Fish seeks info on mule deer poaching

BUFFALO, Wyo. — State game wardens say they're seeking information from the public about a mule deer buck that was illegally killed in eastern Johnson County.

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Deer down

Deer down

Hunter numbers and the deer harvest remain low in south-central Montana entering the third full week of the general big game rifle season.

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Fire for deer

Fire for deer

Firefighter Mark Randall, with the Bridger-Teton National Forest in Pinedale, monitors the roaring flames of a recent prescribed fire in Nylander Creek. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department and Bureau of Land Management finished the first portion of a 10-year, $3 million project aimed at imp…

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Agencies begin large mule deer habitat projects in Wyoming

Agencies begin large mule deer habitat projects in Wyoming

CASPER, Wyo. — After years of talk and study and piecemeal projects, southwest Wyoming mule deer could receive a significant shot in the arm. Wildlife biologists recently finished the first portion of a 10-year, $3 million habitat project for mule deer in the Wyoming Range. The project is …

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Mule deer talks

Mule deer talks

Mule deer populations in Wyoming will be the subject of two upcoming talks later this month in Meeteetse and Thermopolis.

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Mule deer

Mule deer

Wyoming wildlife authorities have cited four Wisconsin residents for poaching an antlered mule deer.

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Wyoming mule deer meetings set for Nov. 17, 18

Wyoming mule deer meetings set for Nov. 17, 18

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will hold a series of public meetings to discuss management of mule deer and their habitat in the Meeteetse and Thermopolis area on Nov. 17 and 18.

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Mule deer gets tomato cage stuck on antlers

Mule deer gets tomato cage stuck on antlers

CODY, Wyo. — Wyoming wildlife officials had to lend a helping hand to a mule deer that got a tomato cage stuck on its antlers this week.

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Study: Helping sage grouse also aids mule deer

Study: Helping sage grouse also aids mule deer

JACKSON, Wyo. — Efforts to protect sage grouse in northwest Wyoming also benefit mule deer that migrate through areas of sagebrush along the Upper Green River, according to new research.

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Three trophy mule deer poached near Dayton

CASPER, Wyo. — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is looking for information concerning the killing of three trophy buck mule deer, whose heads were cut off and bodies left to waste in Sheridan County.

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200 doe permits issued for Glendive hunt

200 doe permits issued for Glendive hunt

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Deer populations rebounding in southeastern Montana

Whitetail and mule deer populations are rebounding in southeastern Montana following several years of bad weather and disease-related losses, according to John Ensign, Fish, Wildlife and Parks Region 7 wildlife manager.

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Mule deer group pledges $1.3 million for new research

CASPER, Wyo. — Mule deer numbers in southwest Wyoming have been declining for decades. As researchers continue to try and understand why, they may receive a helping hand.

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