DNR approves more deer licenses in Alcona County July 15, 2013 Michigan

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DNR approves more deer licenses in Alcona County July 15, 2013 Michigan, Alpena News
... While private-land antlerless licenses will decrease by roughly 25 percent overall throughout the state, Northeast Michigan's Deer Management Unit 487 will see no change ... In Northeast Michigan, quotas are driven largely by the presence of bovine tuberculosis ... Biologists want hunters to thin the population, eliminating infected deer and making it harder for them to spread the persistent disease...

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