Deer faring well so far this winter February 24, 2013 Minnesota

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Deer faring well so far this winter February 24, 2013 Minnesota, Grand Forks Herald
This winter, so far, has been easy on white-tailed deer in Minnesota and North Dakota. With little snow on the ground and a warmer-than-normal January ... The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources keeps a Winter Severity Index, which helps biologists estimate how many deer will make it through a northern winter. Under the WSI system, one point is accrued each day the temperature drops below zero, and another point is added for each day the snow depth is greater than 15 inches...

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