Wildlife fleeing wilderness to escape flooding January 11, 2016 Mississippi,

Mississippi Deer Population, Management News and Information Archive

Wildlife fleeing wilderness to escape flooding January 11, 2016 Mississippi, Vicksburg Post
... “The deer and other animals that are being displaced by the water, typically they’re not going to travel great distances ... They’ll go find food and shelter until the water recedes ...

South MS wildlife management areas reopen January 7, 2016 Mississippi, Jackson Clarion Ledger
... Three wildlife management areas in south Mississippi have reopened this week as river levels continue to fall...
     Hunting season cut short in some parts of Mississippi January 6, 2015 Mississippi, mpbonline.org 
... As the Mississippi River continues to rise above the flood stage of 43 feet, the Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks is closing wildlife management areas that are at risk...

Deer season impacted by river floods January 1, 2016 Mississippi, Picayune Item 
... Gov. Phil Bryant issued a State of Emergency for areas affected by the threat of major flooding in counties along the Mississippi River ... This order also authorizes the Executive Director of the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks to monitor the situation and adjust closings accordingly ...

Rising Miss. River leads to wildlife violations arrests January 12, 2016 Mississippi, Jackson Clarion Ledger
... Deer are fleeing floodwater from the rising Mississippi River and some hunters have allegedly tried to take advantage of the situation.... "They found three dead does, one buck and one buck head," ...


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