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Master of Science (MS)
Michael L. Wolfe
Intercept feeding was tested for its efficacy in reducing deer-vehicle collision frequency by diverting deer movement patterns away from highways using alfalfa hay as an attractant. Ratios of road kills in control vs. treatment zones of three highway segments indicated that feeding reduced collision frequency. Spotlighting counts of live deer were significantly higher (P
Wood, Peggy, "Intercept Feeding as a Means of Reducing Deer-vehicle Collisions" (1986). All Graduate Theses and Dissertations. 6444.