Popular, common and challenging
One of Minnesota's most recognizable and popular mammals, the white-tailed deer is found in every Minnesota county. It is one of Minnesota's most ecologically, socially and economically important animals.
Citizens named to deer committee
A diverse group of citizens will provide strategic guidance as DNR begins developing Minnesota's first-ever deer management plan.
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CWD control in southeastern Minnesota
Learn about DNR plans to establish a cooperative foundation and control strategy for CWD discovered in two deer near Lanesboro.
Disease discovery & first steps »
Make a memory: Cape your deer
Watch this video to learn why and how to properly cape a deer harvested outside of Minnesota.
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New rule: No whole carcasses
Whole carcasses of deer, elk, moose and caribou from anywhere in North America no longer can be brought in to Minnesota.
Hunters, learn what to do »