DNR talks deer March 28, 2019 Minnesota

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DNR talks deer March 28, 2019 Minnesota, Fergus Falls Daily Journal-
... The winter of 2018-2019 was a rough one in many parts of the state with both heavy snow depths and many days and nights of sub-zero weather. Otter Tail County was not spared.  “We certainly lost some fawns,” ..,

Deer Hunt Management  April 3, 2019 Minnesota, fox21online 
... This past year, the DNR says the deer population drastically decreased. Wildlife experts are hoping hunters will be more mindful of letting the deer grow so that population can grow once again..,

Winter takes heavy toll on northern Minnesota deer April 6, 2019 Duluth News Tribune ·
... for deer across northern Minnesota, especially in the Arrowhead region, the winter of 2018-19 is still having an impact that may be felt for years to come.  Wildlife experts said deer mortality due to winter weather and predation will be "significantly ..,

Despite 'average' WSI, winter was not normal April 27, 2019 Minnesota, International Falls Journal
... Deer in forested areas cannot be seen readily enough to count, so we estimate populations with the help of computers. We know important factors that contribute to populations from past observations...  Given the winter we just had ... I will be recommending conservative seasons in permit areas 108 and 119..,

Douglas County hunters get some doe permits after all April 28, 2019 Minnesota, Duluth News Tribune
... In March the committee voted to hold an essentially bucks-only hunting season in 2019 ...The consensus among those at the March meeting was that the deer herd was down and that they wanted a lower harvest to help build deer numbers back up..,

Deer hunting primer for 2019 season October 1, 2019 Minnesota, StarTribune
... Last winter was tough in some areas of the northeast and the harvest might be down there...  new this year, hunters can use dogs to find wounded deer... The new North-Central CWD zone was established after a wild deer near a captive deer farm in that area was found last year to have been infected with CWD..,

2019 Hunting Harvest Looks Good November 8, 2019 Minnesota, HeraldReview
... Rusch’s office is forecasting a deer population that is rebounding from the severe winters of 2013 and 2014 and is now on the low end of established population goals for Deer Permit Areas (DPA) in Northern St. Louis and Lake Counties.  However, wildlife managers are reporting the deer herd is on the lower end of established population goals in most permit areas ..,

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