Goal is to shoot 250 to 350 deer in 2018, up from the 63 killed by sharpshooters hired for Ann Arbor's first cull in 2016 and 96 killed earlier this year. The budget also calls for 40 deer to be sterilized.
DNR: Gathering provided an opportunity to share ideas and focus on finding solutions for containing CWD.
It's the 10th free-ranging deer in Michigan found to have chronic wasting disease.
In Michigan, Hunting Access Program offers private land for hunting, boost for Pheasant Restoration Initiative
This year marks the 40th anniversary of the program in the state, created in 1977 to increase public hunting opportunities in southern Michigan, where 97 percent of the land base is privately owned.
Taken in Montcalm County during youth hunt, it would be be the 10th free-ranging deer in the state found to have chronic wasting disease.
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No cases of EHD were confirmed in the state in either 2014 or 2015, and minimal cases were reported in 2016.
The Michigan DNR's Chad Stewart talks deer hunting regulation changes that are in effect this fall.
Michigan has the longest-running continuous wildlife TB surveillance program in the world.
Measure of bait on man's property estimated at two-and-a-half tons.
Votes on deer regulations and rules for catching salmon, trout, whitefish and smelt will follow a public comment period.
Following up on recent DNR research into deer hunting participation trends, the project was designed to be completed before the 2017-2019 deer hunting regulations are established.
Regulations set in 2017 are recommended to be in place for three years.
The purpose of the resolution is to have scientists and experts “advise the NRC, the DNR or other applicable agencies on further steps and actions which could be implemented to substantially mitigate or eliminate CWD in Michigan.”
Four free-ranging whitetail deer tested positive for the disease, in Iosco, Oscoda, Presque Isle and Roscommon counties.
Annually, the DNR tests thousands of white-tailed deer for bovine TB statewide. Due to this new steer finding, hunters within the 3-mile radius of this facility will be asked to voluntarily submit their deer heads for TB testing. This increased surveillance effort is planned to ensure the disease has not spilled over into the deer population.
The Deer Habitat Improvement Partnership Initiative is a competitive grant program designed to enhance deer habitat on non-state-managed lands in the U.P.
Hunter groups, others working on response plan consensus.
Sharpshooters killed 63 deer during last year's hunt, and in 2015, city officials decided that the deer culling program would be for four years to help deal with overpopulation.
There are dozen if not hundreds of ways to cook prime cuts of venison, but what do you do with the tougher cuts like the neck and shanks besides grinding them for hamburger?
Effort is expected to decrease local deer population about 20 percent a year.
Two meetings scheduled for interested landowners, hunters and deer farmers.
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