Mild winter so far good news for northern deer February 4, 2017 Minnesota

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Mild winter so far good news for northern deer February 4, 2017 Minnesota, Mesabi Daily News
... for northern St. Louis and Northern Lake counties on Wednesday and so far the winter of 2016-17 hasn’t been much of a winter at all. That bodes well for the whitetail deer population in northern Minnesota, which finds itself in the midst of a third mild winter in a row ... 

Deer management plan meeting well-attended March 2, 2017 Minnesota, Monte News
... Deer hunting generates $500 million annually to the state's economy," said Murkowski. About 650,000 licenses were sold and about 173,000 deer were harvested in 2016, which was up from the 2015 harvest of almost 160,000. This year's mild winter should contribute to increased deer reproduction this year...

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