Southern Interior Mule Deer Project

Southern Interior Mule Deer Project

With an aim to learn how to best restore mule deer populations in the southern interior, 160 cameras have been deployed in conjunction with the collaring of 150 mule deer does and fawns to gain insight into how landscape change and the predator-prey interactions affect current populations.

Project Leads: Sam Foster

Affiliations: University of British Columbia Okanagan; BC Wildlife Federation; Fish and Wildlife Branch (British Columbia Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development); Okanagan Nations Alliance; University of Idaho

Project Collaborators: Adam Ford

Focal Species: Bobcat; Black Bear; Cougar; Elk; Grey Wolf; Grizzly Bear; Mule Deer; White-Tailed Deer