Scott Walker to budget $2 million for deer management February 8, 2013 Wisconsin

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Scott Walker to budget $2 million for deer management February 8, 2013 Wisconsin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
The proposed 2013-'15 Wisconsin budget will include nearly $2 million in deer management initiatives to "assure successful implementation" of the state's white-tailed deer trustee report ... James Kroll, Gary Alt and David Guynn completed the $125,000 project last July. Their report included 62 recommendations for changes to Wisconsin deer management...

Scott Walker to include deer management items in state budget February 8, 2013 Wisconsin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 
... Specific to these recommendations, Walker’s budget provisions include authority for DNR to:  Establish Deer Management Assistance Program (D-MAP) ... Invest in Updated Technology ... Fund CWD Testing and Surveillance ... Develop Emergency Rules ... 

Governor on the mark with budget items tied to deer report February 12, 2013 Wisconsin, Green Bay Press Gazette
... initiatives outlined in Wisconsin's white-tailed deer trustee report ...crafted by Dr. James Kroll ... Walker has earmarked the money to help the state employ state-of-the-art technology to review land cover and help DNR experts better understand and project herd population numbers and establish harvest goals accordingly. In addition, the governor plans to fund the creation of a Deer Management Assistance Program, which would be established to improve the interaction between hunters, landowners and the DNR...

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