This brings the number of CWD-positive wild deer in southeastern Minnesota to six
Arizona agency: Testing finds no cases of wildlife disease
Horses also fighting for survival in what has been a tough winter in the state
Of the state’s 88 counties, only 18 recorded season-to-season declines
Mutilated remains of at least three deer were discovered on the side of a road in New Franklin
The Illinois deer season ended Sunday (Jan. 15) with a total of 53,677 deer taken, down from the 2015 archery harvest of 56,740
Iowa man rounds out trio that pleads guilty to 58 wildlife violations
Michigan announces deadline for deer habitat improvement grants
Using input collected from a wide range of stakeholders this summer and fall, committee members are helping the DNR develop an outline of draft deer management goals that will be discussed at each meeting
A look at what the reappearance of the disease means for Minnesota, as well as Wisconsin and Iowa
Four deer test positive for chronic wasting disease
Rift arises between state agency that regulates hunting and deer populations and wildlife rehabilitators who try to heal them
City wants to reduce deer population to protect plants and animals and reduce deer-vehicle crashes
City officials say it violates law
The Outdoor News “year in review” appeared in this week’s print edition, and here’s how staffers ranked the biggest outdoors stories from a year that brought us public lands battles and President Trump
Agency spokesman said that, through mostly confiscations, the site gathered many more dead deer than it could give away, resulting in the pileup of deer left to decompose naturally
Total harvest of 16,160 is second-highest since 2002
DNR managers say the cost of tracking and monitoring CWD is worth it as the state has been able to keep the deer disease at bay compared to neighboring states
But still some time for furbearer and goose seasons
Comes on the heels of a third positive CWD confirmation for white-tailed deer in the wild in southeastern Minnesota
Kicks off with the winter bow season opener Jan. 1
Nearly 900 bears taken — 34 percent above the preceding five-year average of 668 bears, 19 percent above 2015.
Disease detected as part of state’s voluntary monitoring program for the disease.
And opportunities to harvest more deer still await.
Still, deer harvest down 6 percent from 2015.
Muzzleloader numbers provide bit of a bounce-back in Illinois, pulling numbers closer 2013 and ’14.