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Linking resources selection to population dynamics of Mule Deer in Idaho

Duration

July 2010 - September 2016

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: 2

Masters Students: 9

Phd Students: 9

Post Docs: 0

University Staff: 22

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 8

Scientific Publications: 50

Presentations: 49

 

Personnel

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

Funding Agencies

  • Idaho Department of Fish and Game

Links

Montana Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit Cooperators

  1. Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks
  2. The University of Montana
  3. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  4. U.S. Geological Survey
  5. Wildlife Management Institute