White-tailed deer are an important cultural and ecological species for Wisconsin. Students learn how deer have interacted with humans in the past, the present, and how ongoing studies impact future management. Concepts covered include carrying capacity, conservation practices, and the vital role deer play in the ecosystem. From antler to hoof, find out the many adaptations that the white-tailed deer possess and how that has helped them become a prolific species. Hike within the Center’s forests and prairies to discover evidence of deer activity, including tracks, scat, and maybe even the deer itself.
Standards Met: SCI.LS1.B.m; SCI.LS2.C.h; SCI.LS2.D.h; SCI.LS4.C.h; SCI.LS4.D.h
Length: 2.5 hours
Fee: $6.50 per student
Minimum fee: $100
Number of student limit: 50