Opinion & Attitude Survey Toward Deer Management in Georgia
Responsive Management Survey: Opinions and Attitudes of Residents, Hunters and Landowners Toward Deer Management in Georgia
General Information & Acknowledgements
This scientific survey was conducted for the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (GDNR) to determine the opinions and attitudes of the general population, hunters, and large landowners regarding deer management in Georgia. The survey was administered by Responsive Management, Inc. of Harrisonburg, Virginia and was used by the Steering Committee, Subcommittees, and the Wildlife Resources Division in the development of the Georgia Deer Management Plan 2005-2014.
Responsive Management National Office:
Mark Damian Duda, Executive Director
Responsive Management would like to thank the following people for their input, support, and guidance on this project: Bill Fletcher, Todd Holbrook, Kent Kammermeyer, Scott McDonald, Nick Nicholson, Julie Robbins, Carmen Martin, Greg Waters, John Bowers, and Carroll Allen of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources; Alec Poitevint, representing landowners; Wesley Langdale, representing the forestry industry; Jerry McCollum of the Georgia Wildlife Federation; Brian Murphy of the Quality Deer Management Association; Gary Johnson, representing hunting interests; Brian Tolar of the Georgia Agribusiness Council; Mike Stewart of the Association of County Commissioners of Georgia; Scott Tanner of Joe Tanner and Associates; Sen. Jeff Mullis of the Legislative Sportsmen's Caucus; Dr. Randy Davidson, Director, SCWDS; Dr. Bob Warren of the University of Georgia Warnell School of Forest Resources; Jake Rocker of the Georgia Farm Bureau; Bryant Poole of the Georgia Department of Transportation; Steve Burch of Georgia Outdoor News; and Rep. Pete Warren of the House Game, Fish, and Parks Committee.
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