It could be the city's biggest hunt if it goes according to plan.
Hunt will run Jan. 4-7 and 11-14 on public and private land in northern Ionia County and eastern Montcalm County, in select townships.
Hunt will run Jan. 4-7 and 11-14 on private land in Alpena County, south of M-32.
New policy could help cities resolve urban deer conflicts in the heavily populated region.
“The fact that we have likely found so many additional CWD-positive deer is a major concern for Michigan’s deer population."
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Plans are being detailed for Ann Arbor's expanded 2018 deer hunt as part of the city's ongoing deer management efforts. The Ann Arbor News reports nonprofit contractor White Buffalo will complete sterilizations from Jan. 2-7 by tranquilizing up…
This is the 11th case of CWD to be confirmed in free-ranging deer in Michigan and second hunter-harvested CWD-positive deer in the county; three additional suspected positive cases in the county awaiting confirmation.
According to Michigan DNR statistics, more than 7,500 people 80 years old or older bought a deer hunting license in 2016 and sales this year point toward that trend continuing.