Most hunters don't cull herd [deer and vehicle collisions] January 20, 2012 Illinois

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Most hunters don't cull herd [deer and vehicle collisions] January 20, 2012 Illinois, Chicago Sun-Times 

A smaller ... subgroup wants to use quality deer management techniques to allow bucks to mature and achieve their potential for quality racks... Illinois’ world-renowned deer herd draws in out-of-state hunters for a multimillion economic impact annually. ... But there are also powerful economic reasons — vehicle/deer collisions and agricultural foremost — to keep the deer herd at reduced levels.... Illinois is near the point in which all those forces have reached an uneasy peace. 


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