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.
Deer movement study underway in southeastern Minnesota
The research is being conducted in and around the chronic wasting disease (CWD) management zone. Data will be used to help predict pathways of potential CWD spread and inform future disease management decisions.
Learn more about the study »
Salt & mineral licks banned in 16 counties
North central and central Minnesota counties join southeastern Minnesota in deer feeding ban after chronic wasting disease found in captive deer.
Get the feeding ban details »
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 »