DNR Survey Reveals Best Places for Deer Hunting in Michigan

Interesting in doing some exploring outside of your usual hunting grounds next season? The Michigan Department of Natural Resources recently released a great new tool that can help you find the best deer hunting areas in the state. This interactive map is based on the DNR’s 2016 deer harvest survey, and it offers a number…
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State Panel Offers Recommendations on Chronic Wasting Disease

Since 2015, officials from Michigan’s Department of Natural Resources have identified at least 50 cases of deer affected by Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD). This deadly disease is an infectious neurological condition that causes deformed proteins to eat holes in a deer’s brain. As the disease develops, it causes deer to become emaciated and delirious, eventually…
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Chronic Wasting Disease: DNR Expanding Control Efforts in Michigan

One year ago, a 6-year-old doe was discovered to have contracted a case of Chronic Wasting Disease, here in Michigan, which prompted state officials to enact its Surveillance and Response Plan to all privately owned and free-range cervids. Now that cases have been confirmed in six more white-tailed deer, the disease zone has expanded. Most…
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