Deer hunting Texas style? Walker administration says 'no' June 1, 2012 Wisconsin

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Deer hunting Texas style? Walker administration says 'no' June 1, 2012 Wisconsin, 77Square.com
... mounting fear that Wisconsin’s public hunting land will go the way of Texas... one-third of Wisconsin land is public. In contrast, 2 percent of the land in Texas is public... Tim Van Deelen, a UW-Madison associate professor of forest and wildlife ecology... concerns was the lack of a recommendation for how the state should handle its ongoing problem with deadly chronic wasting disease. Van Deelen also said Kroll’s report lacked scientific data and analysis.

Stop more Walker actions June 2, 2012 Wisconsin, Reedsburg Times Press, Mimi Wuest
Walker hired Dr. James Kroll to be Wisconsin's “deer czar.” In this capacity, Kroll is revising state policies in ways that will likely encourage private “deer ranches” and “game farms.” Public land will be sold to provide money for the state, ... There are strong indications that Kroll’s report will be skewed toward the state’s larger landowners (500-plus acres), with the deer herd no longer managed as a public resource but as private property. 


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