Brunjes has been with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources since November 2005. As the Deer and Elk Program coordinator, Brunjes is responsible for all aspects of deer and elk management statewide. Her lecture will provide an overview of the reintroduction of elk in 1997 and the management goals and challenges the Kentucky Department of Fish a Wildlife Resources faces with a herd estimated at over 10,000 individuals spread across four million acres.
She earned bachelor and master’s degrees in wildlife management from the University of Georgia and a doctorate at Texas Tech University, where she studied mule deer and white-tailed deer. She enjoys hunting ducks, turkeys, and deer.
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