SALT LAKE CITY, Utah -(Ammoland.com)- The Mule Deer Foundation (MDF) was awarded a $10,000 grant this month from the Dallas Safari Club (DSC) to help two western states monitor mule deer populations and track migration corridors.
The grant will support projects in Idaho and New Mexico in cooperation with the state fish and wildlife agencies as well as federal land management partners.
“We thank the Dallas Safari Club for recognizing the importance of these projects and for providing the necessary funding to acquire the GPS collars that will allow mule deer to be monitored,” commented Rob Weekes, MDF Director of Marketing and Development. “Projects like these are critical for us to work with our state and federal partners to ensure that mule deer populations are on the rise.”
The DSC grant will be used in Idaho to purchase several GPS satellite deer collars. By monitoring the collared deer, the Idaho Department of Fish and Game will be able to determine migration routes and habitat for fawning areas and …Read the Rest