Deer season looking up for Unit 1C August 9, 2013 Alaska

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Deer season looking up for Unit 1CAugust 9, 2013 Alaska, .Juneau Empire 
... Douglas and Shelter islands, as well as the Juneau mainland and some surrounding areas...  the positive outlook is based on spring deer pellet surveys conducted in April and May, as well as from anecdotal information and direct observations... the surveys have been conducted for so many years, it’s easy to identify a trend line... the department doesn’t know how many deer are on Douglas or Shelter islands ... they are working on a process to estimate the number of deer in an area by using DNA that’s collected from the pellets.


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