Tough winter hurts northern herd

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Tough winter hurts northern herd

Postby Ben Sobieck » Thu Apr 02, 2009 3:57 am

Source: Star Tribune

Deer in parts of northern Minnesota are experiencing something they haven't felt for a decade: a severe winter.

Bitter cold and heavy snow likely have resulted in increased whitetail mortality, wildlife officials say. And that likely will bring tighter deer hunting regulations in those areas next fall.

The hardest-hit area has been northeastern Minnesota, including Cook County, most of Lake County, northern St. Louis County and northern Koochiching County, said Mark Lenarz, a Department of Natural Resources wildlife researcher in Grand Rapids, Minn.

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RE: Tough winter hurts northern herd

Postby Patriot » Sat Apr 04, 2009 12:08 pm

Northeast MN can get real nasty.  I sure wouldn't want to be a deer living there.
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