Living with White-tailed Deer in Illinois was developed by:

University of Illinois Office of Sustainability
Laura Kammin
Project Coordinator

Illinois Department of Natural Resources
Content DevelopmentĀ 

Daniel R. Ludwig, Ph.D.
Regional Wildlife Biologist

Tom Micetich
Deer Project Manager

Marty Jones
Urban Deer Project Manager

John Bozett
District Wildlife Biologist

Paul Brewer
District Wildlife Biologist

Brian Mahan
District Wildlife Biologist

University of Illinois Extension
Technical Design

Drew Glass
Extension Specialist, Web Development

Jane Scherer
Extension Specialist, Urban Programming/Web Coordination
Office of Extension Web Development

Special Thanks

Photographers remain the sole and exclusive owner of all rights, title and interest to the photographs. Photographs are copyrighted and may not be used without the written permission of the photographer. If you wish to reproduce photographs from this site please contact Laura Kammin at


Illinois Department of Natural Resources
United States Fish and Wildlife Service

The Living with White-tailed Deer in Illinois website was developed by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, University of Illinois Office of Sustainability, and University of Illinois Extension in partial fulfillment of project W-147-T. This project was funded, in part, through the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service's State Wildlife Grant Program.

Equal opportunity to participate in programs of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) and those funded by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and other agencies is available to all individuals regardless of race, sex, national origin, disability, age, religion or other non merit factors. If you believe you have been discriminated against, contact the funding source's civil rights office and/or the Equal Employment Opportunity Officer, IDNR, One Natural Resources Way, Springfield, Illinois, 62702-1271; 217/785-0067; TTY 217/782-9175.

This information may be provided in an alternative format if required. Contact the IDNR Clearinghouse at 217/782-7498 for assistance.

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