GFP Fawn Capture Images

20 Jun

Our Wildlife division has been hard at work the last several weeks collaring fawns to monitor population and mortality rates in Region 3’s white-tailed deer.

The data received from the fawn study is invaluable in determining how to care for the state’s deer population and how to handle deer tag NCM_0157reductions or increases.

Does usually give birth to two fawns at a time. During their early weeks, she may leave them unattended to find food and water, but goes through a great effort to keep them scentless.
GFP officials and those working with them find the fawns by monitoring doe activity and then walking the area in search of the newborn deer.

R1401297688282egion 3 collared 53 fawns, and statewide GFP managed to collar 271NCM_0150.14018100522191401891729584

1401462529743

IMG_1857997011098

IMG952245

NCM_0154

About these ads

One Response to “GFP Fawn Capture Images”

  1. Bette Bunte June 20, 2014 at 12:57 pm #

    Totally awesome pictures….I applaud your work with nature!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

%d bloggers like this: