WNTI 2022 Annual Report

Posted by WAFWA on September 12, 2023
2022 Annual Report Executive Summary Since its inception in 2006, the Western Native Trout Initiative has directed almost $7 million in federal fish habitat funds leveraged with over $57 million public and private matching dollars for 226 priority native…
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2023 Range-wide Status of the Black-tailed and Mule Deer

Posted by WAFWA on June 29, 2023
Abstract: The purpose of this document is to provide a general overview of the current black-tailed and mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus) population status and general abundance trends throughout their range in North America. The Mule Deer Working Group (MDWG) consists of representatives from the 24 state, territorial, and provincial agencies…
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Use of Trail Cameras for Managing Mule Deer

Posted by WAFWA on January 30, 2023
We sometimes consider remotely placed automated cameras (trail cameras) to be a recent invention, yet remotely triggered cameras have been used since the early 1900s when trip wires and fl ash bulbs were used to capture images of wildlife. By the early 1980s, technology had advanced to include infrared beam…
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Range-wide Population Size of the Lesser Prairie-Chicken 2012-2022

Posted by WAFWA on October 20, 2022
We estimated lesser prairie-chicken (LPC) population sizes annually from 2012 to 2018, and 2020 to 2022 in the 2011 estimated occupied range of the LPC, as defined by the LPC Interstate Working Group in Kansas, Colorado, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas. In 2022, a redefined area of the estimated occupied…
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