Game and Fish Deer Mortality Surveys Canceled This Year

Game and Fish Deer Mortality Surveys Canceled This Year

Green River Wildlife Management Coordinator Mark Zornes (left) and Thayne Wildlife Biologist Gary Fralick at a previous deer mortality survey. (WGFD photo: Lucy Wold)

GREEN RIVER — Wildlife managers with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department have decided to canceling the annual deer mortality surveys due to COVID-19 constraints. 

The mortality surveys assess how the previous winter has affected the Wyoming Range and Uinta mule deer herds of western Wyoming.

This would have been the 27th year of the event. However, if you have participated in this event in the past, and have filled out a Game and Fish volunteer form, you may still be able to assist in a mortality survey of sorts.

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Please contact biologist Jeff Short (307) 782-6810 or Gary Fralick (307) 883-2998 for more information.


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