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October 2009

Sizing up the deer herd

Tracking the deer herd takes a mix of surveys, statistics and reports from more than 600,000 hunters.

by Keith Warnke

Even though my hunting partners are long-time deer hunters, more than once they've asked how DNR wildlife biologists count deer. My first answer is... Read full article

Also in this issue…

© Lee Meyers Keeping salmon on the run
How hatchery work keeps spawning salmon populations in the pink.


© Jon MarshallTake a stand for safety
Treestands can give you a leg up when hunting, but play it safe.


© DNR PhotoWorkhorse wetlands
This program shines a light on the values of protecting our Wetland Gems.


© Friends of Aztalan State Park. Montage design by Marifrances A. CataldiWho were they and why did they leave?
Explore the prehistoric culture that left an ancient society and a mystery at Aztalan.


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