SHOREVIEW, Minn. — A routine bathroom break for a miniature poodle turned fatal after an encounter with an aggressive deer in Minnesota. Jill Wilson said she watched in horror as her 14-year-old dog, Pepper, was attacked earlier this month near…
When the Minnesota DNR initially released a list of open houses per its deer management plan a week ago, there was a glaring omission. No metro listings. The DNR quickly recategorized that open house list to include a limited metro…
Only three meetings are currently scheduled in the metro, but more reportedly in the works; plan establishes an annual statewide harvest target of 200,000 deer.
Deer movement study begins in southeastern Minnesota’s CWD zone; feeding ban continues in 16 Minn. counties
A Minnesota DNR research project that will examine how deer move across the landscape in southeastern Minnesota’s chronic wasting disease management area is scheduled to begin on Monday, March 12, the DNR said in a news release Monday, March 12.…
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All seven of the remaining white-tailed deer in the herd were harvested, sampled, and found to have the disease affecting deer and elk.
Agenda includes deer management plan, chronic wasting disease.
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Boundaries for a special late-season deer hunt to help control chronic wasting disease in southeastern Minnesota’s Fillmore County have been expanded to include portions of three surrounding deer permit areas, the DNR said in a news release late Monday morning,…
Given no deer with CWD were found in north-central and central Minnesota, the DNR will narrow surveillance next fall to areas closer to the farms where CWD was detected. A fourth precautionary surveillance area will be added in fall 2018 in Winona County because CWD recently was detected in captive deer there.
CWD was also detected in a 3-year-old white-tailed buck last month at the deer farm.
Deer license sales decline in the zone greater than in rest of Minnesota.
Hunter-harvested white-tailed buck has personalized ear tags, and the DNR wants to know who put them there.
Minnesota Board of Animal Health confirmed results with the USDA, has already quarantined the herd and started disease investigation.
The 2016 total harvest was 173,213 and to date firearms and archery hunters have harvested about 180,000 deer this year.
Harvest goal is part of deer planning effort.
Mandatory testing will continue in area 603 throughout all 2017 Minnesota deer seasons, including the 3B season and a late hunt in area 603 from Jan. 6-14, 2018, the DNR said in a news release Thursday, Nov. 16. The 3B…
Lou Cornicelli, DNR wildlife research manager, said it isn’t clear whether the additional positives indicate a westward expansion of the disease or individual deer movements, given that all the presumptive positive deer were adult males.
Preliminary results through the second weekend show that the number of deer registered was up 10 percent from 2016.
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Chronic wasting disease was not detected in deer tissue samples from Minnesota’s only currently quarantined farmed deer herd, in Crow Wing County, according to the latest test results involving the herd. The Minnesota Board of Animal Health…
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