2023 WAFWA Deer & Elk Workshop Proceedings

Posted by WAFWA on June 21, 2024
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2024 RangeWide Status of Black-Tailed and Mule Deer

Posted by WAFWA on May 28, 2024
Mule Deer Working Group Technical Committee. Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies 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…
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Public Motivations in Hunting and Target Shooting in the United States: A New Dynamic

Posted by WAFWA on March 22, 2024
For years, marketers and R3 practitioners referred to the five “stages” or “phases” that hunters evolve through in their lifetimes in the activity. However, these phases are based on a single qualitative study published 38 years ago (Jackson et al, 1984) that focused on just Wisconsin duck hunters. Considering the…
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Greater Sage-grouse Range-wide Population Monitoring Guidelines

Posted by WAFWA on November 3, 2023
Counts of displaying males on leks have been the primary method to monitor sage-grouse (greater sage-grouse, Centrocercus urophasianus, and Gunnison sage-grouse, C. minimus) since scientific investigations of these species began, with the first lek counts recorded in the 1940s (Batterson and Morse 1948, Patterson 1952, Connelly and Schroeder 2007, Johnson…
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