Hold off on antler collection until the spring

Winter is a time of slow starvation for mule deer and elk, with food sources at the lowest and energy at the highest. Access closures during the winter prevent unwanted disturbances and enable wildlife to better survive the cold. Special to the Sentinel/Ron Stewert/Utah Division of Wildlife Resources



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Winter is a time of slow starvation for mule deer and elk, with food sources at the lowest and energy at the highest. Access closures during the winter prevent unwanted disturbances and enable wildlife to better survive the cold. Special to the Sentinel/Ron Stewert/Utah Division of Wildlife Resources

With recent temperatures in the Gunnison Basin dipping well into the double digits below zero, wildlife there is finding this winter a bit more stressful than others. That’s one reason…




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