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“Dr. Deer” to Speak at Kansas State University Sept. 20

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Guest lecturers are brought in from all over the U.S. as part of the Wildlife and Outdoor Enterprise Management program at KSU

Dr. James C. Kroll, also known as “Dr. Deer,” of Austin, Tex. will share his knowledge of private land deer management on Friday, Sept. 20, 2013 at Kansas State University in Manhattan. The lecture will be held at 4:00 p.m. in the Town Hall Lecture room of the Leadership Studies Building, preceded by refreshments at 2:45 p.m. in the first floor lobby of the Throckmorton Plant Sciences Center. The lecture is free and open to the public.

One of nation’s leading wildlife biologists, Kroll will cover a variety of topics in his lecture, including native and supplemental nutrition management; population management; demographics and increasing recruitment; genetics and culling, and more.

Apart from being a scholar and avid hunter, Kroll is also the Henry M. Rockwell Chair in Forest Wildlife, Director of the Institute for White-tailed Deer Management and Research, and Co-director of the Pineywoods Native Plant Center. He has taught courses in wildlife habitat management, wildlife management techniques, wildlife ecology, land management planning, white-tailed deer ecology and management, introduction to forestry, wildlife diseases and research methods.

Visitors are encouraged to arrive early and may be required to obtain a one-day parking permit, which can be purchased for $5.00 at the parking garage located at 17th and Anderson.

For more information on this event, contact Dr. Peg Althoff at (785) 532-1949.

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