Average deer survival predicted this winter March 10, 2018 Michigan,

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Average deer survival predicted this winter March 10, 2018 Michigan, Escanaba Daily Press
... the winter of 2017-18 is looking to be an average one for the Upper Peninsula’s deer population. This is expected to have a positive effect on over-winter survival rates for deer in the area..,

... April’s cruel blasts of snow and cold have punished Michigan’s whitetail deer, especially in the Upper Peninsula ... we are going to be losing some of last year’s fawns ... Michigan’s whitetail herd is estimated at more than 1.5 million, with perhaps 300,000-400,000 animals in the U.P..,

Fall is deer season in Michigan September 28, 2018 Michigan, Port Huron Times Herald
...  in the Upper Peninsula. That herd has been recovering after several hard winters."  He [Chad Stewart, deer and elk program specialist] said the winter of 2017-18 was not especially hard on the state deer herd... The number of people hunting deer continues to decline ... "574,000 last year ... about a 1 to 2 percent decline every year..,

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