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Linking resources selection to population dynamics of Mule Deer in Idaho

Duration

July 2010 - December 2015

Narrative

Project goal is to test the hypothesis that mule deer population productivity is related to resource selection, and to understand the mechanisms of how the trade-off between nutritional quality of habitat and predation risk determines population growth rate and carrying capacity of a landscape.

 

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 100

Masters Students: 237

Phd Students: 155

Post Docs: 56

University Staff: 246

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 714

Scientific Publications: 1979

Presentations: 4410

 

Personnel

  • Mike MitchellCo-Principal Investigator
  • Hebblewhite MarkCo-Principal Investigator

Funding Agencies

  • Idaho Department of Fish and Game

Links

Cooperative Research Units Program Headquarters Cooperators

  1. U.S. Geological Survey