Check out these links to learn more about deer and deer management in Wisconsin:
How Does WI Estimate the Deer Herd?
Here is a link to an article describing the population estimation tool that WI DNR uses to estimate the deer herd. This was written by Keith Warnke, who is WI’s Big Game Ecologist.
Here is information on the deer research projects that will be occurring over the next few years. In addition, a link is provided that provides more in depth information in to each study. Take a look and sign up for free updates.