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Deer Associates

The Deer Associates Program under the CKWRI Deer Research Program provides private landowners, wildlife managers, agencies, biologists, commercial hunting operations, and deer enthusiasts with the latest findings from deer-related research being conducted at the Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute. We provide an eNews letter several times through the year. This eNews provides the latest information on deer research findings written by deer experts from the Institute and other collaborating entities. If you would like to sign up to receive the eNews, free of charge, please sign up here.

Additionally, the Deer Associates Program hosts an annual Deer Research Meeting to provide an opportunity for deer enthusiasts to come together to discuss the latest research findings.  The meeting is typically held the first Friday in March. More information concerning the meeting may be found here: Deer Research Meeting


2020 Presentations - March 6, 2020

Disentangling Drivers of Deer Population Performance
Mike Cherry, CKWRI

Whole Cottonseed as a Feed for Deer: the Pros and Cons
Clay Hilton, CKWRI

Buck Culling from a Manager’s Perspective (presentation is unavailable for viewing)
Donnie Draeger, Comanche Ranch

How Deer Stay Cool in the Summer: Implications for Managing Livestock and Brush
Jacob Dykes, CKWRI

Weathering the Storm:  Deer Movement and Survival During Hurricane Irma
Heather Abernathy, Virginia Tech

Efforts to Eradicate Cattle Fever Ticks from Nilgai and White-tailed Deer
and Movements and Home Range Sizes of Nilgai in South Texas

Jeremy Baumgardt & Kathryn Sliwa, CKWRI

Chronic Wasting Disease: What Do You Know, What Do We Know?
Randy DeYoung, CKWRI

Past Presentations

March 2019

March 2018

March 2017

March 2016

March 2015 

March 2014 

March 2013

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