Shrinking deer herds reason for concern as hunters become enamored with elk

A mule deer doe is followed by a fawn wearing a radio collar during one of the many winter-survival studies conducted by the Colorado Division of Wildlife. One study done on the Uncompahgre Plateau indicated habitat treatments and management increased winter survival.



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A mule deer doe is followed by a fawn wearing a radio collar during one of the many winter-survival studies conducted by the Colorado Division of Wildlife. One study done on the Uncompahgre Plateau indicated habitat treatments and management increased winter survival.

Two decades ago, Colorado and other western states with a long tradition of quality mule deer hunting realized their deer herds were in trouble. Harvest was declining and worse, interest from…




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