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Craig Harper Named Al Brothers Professional Deer Manager of the Year, 12/10/2013

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Changing Animal Population 
In Tennessee, we're seeing changes in our animal population. Some species are moving in, but others are disappearing from our lands.


 

Recent Publications

Current and spatially explicit capture-recapture analysis methods for infrared-triggered camera density estimation of white-tailed deer.  Beaver, J. T., C. A. Harper, L. I. Muller, P. S. Basinger, M. J. Goode, and F. T. van Manen.  2016.  Journal of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, 3:195-202.

Ames Plantationís quality deer management program: 14 years of progress.  GeFellers, J.W., and C. A. Harper.  2016.  Annual Conference of The Wildlife Society.

High prevalence of Borrelia miyamotoi among adult blacklegged ticks from white-tailed deer Han, S., G. J. Hickling, and J. Tsao.  2016.  Emerging Infectious Diseases, 22: 316-318.

Specifying pathogen associations of Amblyomma maculatum in western Tennessee Mays, S., A. E. Houston, and R. T. Trout Fryxell.  2016.  Journal of Medical Entomology, 53(2): 435-440.

White-tailed deer and elk forage response to prescribed fire and herbicide applications.  Nanney, J. S.  2016.  M.S. Thesis.

Impacts of cattle, deer, small mammals, and drought on the persistence of bur oak (Quercus macrocarpa Michx.) savanna remnants in Central Nebraska.  Granger, J. J., S. J. Rothenberger, D. S. Buckley, and J. M. Zobel.  2015.  Natural Areas Journal.

Deer prefer awnless wheat.  Harper, C. A.  2015.  Quality Whitetails, 22:26-27.

Poor soils and density-mediated body weight in deer: forage quality or quantity?.  Lashley, M. A., M. C. Chitwood, C. A. Harper, C. E. Moorman, and C. S. DePerno.  2015.  Annual Meeting of the Southeast Deer Study Group.

Poor soils and density-mediated body weight in deer: Forage quality or quantity?.  Lashley, M.A., M. C. Chitwood, C. A. Harper, C. E. Moorman, and C. S. DePerno.  2015.  Wildlife Biology, 21:213-219.

Prescribed fire affects female white-tailed deer habitat use during summer lactation.  Lashley, M.A., M. C. Chitwood, R. Kays, C. A. Harper, C. S. DePerno, and C. E. Moorman.  2015.  Forest Ecology and Management, 348:220-225.

Influence of a quality deer management program on hunter knowledge, perceptions, and satisfaction.  Nanney, J. S., A. S. Willcox, A. E. Houston, and C. A. Harper.  2015.  Journal of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, 2:247-254.

Molecular Detection of Rickettsia Species Within Ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) Collected from Arkansas United States Trout Fryxell, R. T., C. D. Steelman, A. L. Szalanski, K. L. Kvammee, P. M. Billingsly, and P. M. Williamson.  2015.  Journal of Medical Entomology, 52(3): 500-508.