Webinar on white-tailed deer management set for Oct. 5

Susan Himes, Texas AgriLife Today

September 21, 2023

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will present the webinar “White-tailed Deer Management” on Oct. 5 from noon to 1 p.m.

Two white-tailed bucks stand in a clearing in a wooded area
White-tailed deer will be the focus of an Oct. 5 webinar talking about population, habitat and diet. (Texas A&M AgriLife photo by Michael Miller)

The webinar is part of the ongoing Texas A&M College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Department of Rangeland, Wildlife and Fisheries Management Stewardship Webinar Series.

The cost is $35, and advance registration is required at https://tx.ag/RWFMStewardshipWebinars.

After payment is received, a follow-up email will be sent from the event organizer with instructions on how to access the webinar.

“Our October webinar for our ongoing series will cover varying aspects of white-tailed deer management including habitat, herd structure and nutrition,” said Morgan Treadwell, Ph.D., AgriLife Extension range specialist, San Angelo.

Treadwell is a series co-creator, along with Brittany Chesser, AgriLife Extension aquatic vegetation program specialistBryan-College Station.

White-tailed deer expert, topics

Jacob Dykes, Ph.D., AgriLife Extension wildlife specialist and assistant professor in the Department of Rangeland, Wildlife and Fisheries Management, is the featured speaker.

Dykes will cover a variety of topics related to deer management including:

  • Understanding deer habitat.
  • Identifying and correcting issues with herd structure.
  • Understanding diet, nutrition and supplementation.
  • Mitigating nutritionally stressful periods.

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