The goal of black-tailed deer management is to manage black-tailed deer
populations in Oregon to be consistent with both the available habitat of all
lands of the state and the Oregon Conservation Strategy, compatible with
primary land uses, and to provide optimum recreational benefits to the
accomplish this goal are to:
(a) Actively seek
opportunities to work with all land owners and managers including Native
American Tribes to restore, retain or develop black-tailed deer
(b) Increase cooperative
efforts with private landowners to actively promote black-tailed deer habitat,
considering, and remaining consistent with, primary uses of the land.
(c) Increase cooperative efforts with
federal, state, and tribal land managers to actively promote creation,
maintenance, enhancement, and restoration of black-tailed deer
(d) Manage black-tailed
deer populations to attempt to achieve escapement (buck ratios) and populations
at benchmark levels while collecting information over the next five years to
develop Management Objectives.
Enhance all recreational, consumptive, and cultural uses of the black-tailed
(f) Provide timely
response to property damage concerns.
(g) Identify key data needs and develop plans
to promote and implement collaborative research projects.