Cherokee, Deer Relocated To Cherokee February 24, 2014 North Carolina

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Deer Relocated To Cherokee February 24, 2014 North Carolina, WLOS ABC 13 
... Wildlife officials are moving deer from the over-populated Morrow Mountain State Park and sending them to Cherokee ... There are less deer on the reservation because of over-hunting years ago...
     Tribe replenishing western North Carolina deer population February 24, 2014 North Carolina, theonefeather.com · 
... “The white tail population native to the Qualla Boundary, home to our tribe for centuries, has dwindled,” says Principal Chief Michell Hicks ...  Like the successful elk reintroduction that took place 12 years ago, these deer represent a stock in the future of wildlife ...The deer were released into the Eastern Band’s 5,130-acre natural preserve on Cherokee tribal lands where they will be carefully tracked ...



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