California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Inland Deserts Region

Main Office
   3602 Inland Empire Boulevard
   Suite C-220
   Ontario, CA 91764
   (909) 484-0167
   FAX: (909) 481-2945

Field Offices

Email the Inland Deserts Region

Regional Manager:
Kimberly Nicol

Inland Deserts Region map - click to enlarge

Mule Deer in the Inland Deserts Region

Lead CDFW biologists: Jane McKeever, Tim Taylor, Mike Morrison

Mule Deer browsing
Mule deer in open grassland

Natural History

California is the home of a number of subspecies of deer. The Inland Deserts Region, with its large and diverse area, is home to several. Explore the natural history of the various black-tailed mule deer:

Management Projects

The Inland Deserts Region has diverse habitats for mule deer, ranging from desert, both low and high, to foothills and mountain peaks. Each of these areas provide unique management challenges. Some deer have significant migration patterns, others do not. Past and present conservation activities:

See also, Statewide Deer Management