Elk, deer surveys for Region 6 released May 22, 2018 Montana

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Elk, deer surveys for Region 6 released May 22, 2018 Montana, Great Falls Tribune
...  numbers above average overall, mule deer from the 11 deer trend areas range from slightly below average to above average... The 2018 survey showed 57 fawns to 100 adults across the region, which is above the average of 53 fawns to 100 adults. However, winter mortality affected fawns... Whitetail deer populations continue to recover...  density is at an average of 9.6 deer per square mile across trend areas, which is approximately 10 percent below the long-term average ..


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