Describes the logistic population growth model and applies it to the scenario of population growth and overabundance in white-tailed deer. Activity also contains links to more advanced activities such how to model the harvesting rate of a population with logistic growth.
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Researchers should cite this work as follows:
Brandon M. Hale and Maeve L. McCarthy, "An Introduction to Population Ecology - Harvesting a Population with Logistic Growth," Loci (October 2005)
University of Pittsburgh