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Nebraska Mule Deer Receive Monitoring Devices


March 13, 2019

Julie Geiser / Nebraskaland

Crew members transport the mule deer from the helicopter drop site to a mobile processing area.

NORTH PLATTE – One hundred and twenty mule deer does are wearing GPS monitoring devices for the second year of a research study designed to aid in the management of mule deer populations in high- and low-density areas of Nebraska.

A crew of about 15 people, consisting of graduate students, faculty, and collaborators from the School of Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL), along with Nebraska Game and Parks Commission (NGPC) staff, equipped the deer with monitoring devices after a helicopter capture crew caught them in four study areas last week; two in the northwe...

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