The tale of deer in Permit Area 178 February 2, 2014 Minnesota

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The tale of deer in Permit Area 178 February 2, 2014 Minnesota, Duluth News Tribune 
...  for area 178 in 2007...  the pre-harvest population was estimated at 26 deer per square mile. But by last fall, the population had dropped to about 15 deer per square mile ... The goal-setting group for permit area 178 recommended DNR wildlife managers reduce the deer population about 25 percent ... With harder winters in the area, the DNR last fall returned to issuing antlerless permits more conservatively in order to increase deer numbers...


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