Management Bulletin No. 6: Aerial Surveys for Large Mammals in South Texas: Are Conventional Surveys Good Enough?

Author(s): Mary K. Peterson, Aaron M. Foley, Andrew N. Tri, David G. Hewitt, Randy W. DeYoung, Charles A. DeYoung, and Tyler A. Campbell

Published: May 2022

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It is question that has perplexed land and wildlife managers for centuries – “How many animals are there on my land?” Knowing the answer to such a simple question makes setting things such as harvest goals and habitat management plans much more accurate and effective. In theory, this should be a relatively straightforward question to answer. But in practice, this is a much more complicated and challenging question than it first appears.

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Peterson, et al. 2022. Aerial Surveys for Large Mammals in South Texas: Are Conventional Surveys Good Enough? East Foundation Management Bulletin No. 6, 4p.

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