NM: Department to host deer and elk workshop

The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish will host the 2011
Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies’ Deer and Elk
Workshop — a forum for wildlife agencies and scholars to discuss
deer and elk management strategies – May 16-19 at the Hyatt Regency
Tamaya Resort on Santa Ana Pueblo.

The workshop will include a panel discussion on the role of
predator versus habitat mechanisms on cervid population dynamics,
and candid discussions of differing viewpoints about various
factors influencing cervid populations. A general session about
deer and elk research and management will be followed by papers and
panels discussing limiting factors on elk and deer populations,
including predator and ungulate management.

An exhibitor area will be adjacent to the conference hall.

Registration is $225 for regular participants and $175 for
students and retirees through Feb. 28. After Feb. 28, registration
is $240 and $190. To register, please visit

For more information about the workshop, please contact Stewart
Liley, (505) 476-8039 or stewart.liley@state.nm.us.

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