Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Units Program: Wyoming
Education, Research and Technical Assistance for Managing Our Natural Resources

Wyoming Project

Wyoming Range Mule Deer Project

July 2012 - December 2019


Participating Agencies

  • US Fish and Wildlife Service
  • Wyoming Outfitters & Guides Association
  • Wyoming Wildlife and Natural Resource Trust
  • Sportsman for Fish and Wildlife
  • Wyoming Game and Fish Department
  • Bowhunters of Wyoming
  • BLM
  • Muley Fanatic Foundation
  • Wyoming Wildlife - The Foundation

The overall goal of this research project is to address important research and management needs indentified by the Mule Deer Working Group in the MDI and WRMDI. Overall, we seek to investigate the nutritional relationships between mule deer population dynamics, energy development and disturbance, habitat conditions, and climate to provide a mechanistic approach to monitoring and management of mule deer.