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Pending suitable snow cover, low-flying helicopters will be used to conduct whitetail deer population surveys from January through March in Northwestern, Central and Southeastern Minnesota. “Good wildlife management decisions are based on good science,” said Lou Cornicelli, wildlife research manager for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). “These survey flights collect some of baseline [...]

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Little Falls Community Services is offering a deer cutting class to teach the basic skills to cut up a deer once it has been harvested. Participants will learn the proper care of the deer – do the actual field dressing, skinning, cleaning of the carcass and more. Cooking instructions have been added to the class [...]

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The public comment period for revised deer population goals in southwestern and a portion of northern Minnesota has been extended to Thursday, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). “A number of people have already provided us input using the online survey since April 16,” said Steve Merchant, DNR Wildlife Population Program manager. [...]

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The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will begin reassessing deer population goals this spring. From 2005- 2007 the DNR used an extensive public input process to establish deer population goals for all of the state’s approximately 130 deer permit areas. Now that those goal populations have been achieved in most areas, the DNR will [...]

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