Columbian white-tailed deer protections loosened as species recovers October 6, 2015 Oregon

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Columbian white-tailed deer protections loosened as species recovers October 6, 2015 Oregon, OregonLive
... It took 48 years, but the Columbian white-tailed dear has pulled back from the brink of extinction.  The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Tuesday unveiled a proposal to downgrade the deer's status from endangered to threatened ... will make it simpler for state managers to, say, relocate deer ...
     Endangered Columbian White-Tailed Deer Reach Recovery Milestone October 6, 2015 Oregon, KUOW News and Information
... The population of Columbian white-tailed deer along the Columbia River has doubled from around 450 in 1967 to more than 900 today... Columbian white-tailed deer populations declined as a result of habitat loss as farming, logging and development took over the river valleys and bottomlands the deer call home ...


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