Game and Fish reflects on efforts to bolster Platte Valley herd July 23, 2016 Wyoming,

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...  the herd was estimated to have about 13,000 members during the winter. The objective is set at 16,000.  That number has been growing since 2011-2012, Schultz said, which he credited to a higher ratio of fawns to does due to a series of mild winters and a habitat with sufficient moisture. He said more conservative hunting seasons have also played a part...

Game and Fish puts focus on growing mule deer herds here July 25, 2016 Wyoming,  Wyoming Tribune
... Platte Valley ... the herd was estimated to have about 13,000 members during the winter. The objective is set at 16,000... growing since 2011-12 ... a higher ratio of fawns to does due to a series of mild winters and a habitat with sufficient moisture... more conservative hunting seasons have also played a part...

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