Minnesota panels recommend moderate increases in deer herd April 8, 2012

Minnesota Population Deer Population and Management News Archive


Panels meeting in Tower and Floodwood this past week suggested mostly moderate increases indeer population goals for most deer permit areas in those regions, said Jeff Lightfoot, regional wildlife manager with the Minnesota Department of Natural ... Joe Cannella, who represented the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association ...said he had surveyed more than 100 hunters before the meeting, asking them how much they’d like to see the population goals raised. The average was about 25 percent ...


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