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This girl's reaction to her first deer is priceless!

Deer Antler Rules: Divided We Fall

If you need another stark reminder of where we’re at as a deer hunting community, check out the Facebook comments that are being logged in response to Richard Smith’s report on the new deer antler rules in Michigan. Last fall, Michigan enacted mandatory antler rules in 12 counties. In short, hunters are required to...

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Deer Hunters Near Record with Six Weeks Remaining in Season

With bow season set to close Feb. 28 in Arkansas, deer hunters are approaching the record for a season harvest and may eclipse it before the final day. According to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, hunters have killed more than 210,457 deer in the modern rifle, muzzleloader and bow seasons. The record, set...

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State Monitoring Collared Deer in Research Program

The Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division and the Auburn University School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences are currently conducting a telemetry project to determine the adult survival rates and movement patterns of white-tailed deer in Alabama. Locations include the Oakmulgee Wildlife Management Area; Barbour WMA; Pioneer Deer Management Cooperative, a collective of hunting...

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How You Can Help Minimize Fawn Mortality

As with most mammals, white-tailed deer tend to produce more young than can be expected to survive. Although the reasons vary regionally, a high proportion of fawns born each year fail to survive to weaning age. In some cases, formerly overabundant deer populations have stabilized, if not declined, principally because of recent increases in...

Wildwood Calendar

Planting Calendar Offers Advice on Plants, Timing

Curious about when to plant certain things for wildlife? The Wildwood Genetics Planting Calendar, available under the “Advice” section at www.wildwoodgenetics.com and at Wildwood Genetics dealers, helps make sure you know when and what to plant. This easy-to-use calendar provides planting information for a variety of crops and feed, including the planting rate of...