FWC, FDACS AND PARTNER AGENCIES ISSUE EMERGENCY ORDER AND IMPLEMENT MANAGEMENT ACTIONS TO MONITOR AND PROTECT AGAINST POSSIBLE SPREAD OF CHRONIC WASTING DISEASE IN WHITE-TAILED DEER IN NORTH FLORIDA
Following confirmation of a positive test ... READ MORE
Deer seem to be all around, but even as a common species across Florida, many of us know surprisingly little about the white-tailed deer that span our state, support our economy, and sustain some of our endangered populations.
We "deer" you ... READ MORE
A viral disease that impacts deer around the country can be devastating, but a vaccine shows promise for the $8 billion per year deer farming industry.
The disease, epizootic hemorrhagic disease virus, or EHDV, is the leading cause of herd ... READ MORE
Complimenting livestock operations with game hunting leases is not a new concept. With the popularity of hunting wild game like white tail deer, wild hogs, and other large game, farmers and ranchers can prepare wildlife feeding areas (wildlife ... READ MORE
Within the past century, Florida's white-tailed deer herd has gone through many changes. In the late 1930s, there were only about 20,000 deer in the state and they were nearly extirpated in south Florida during an effort to eradicate tick-borne ... READ MORE
Fall is deer rutting (breeding) season in Florida, which means you may see white-tailed deer grazing around your neighborhood. Get to know these creatures and ways to prevent any possible conflict between you and them. More... READ MORE