Deer population goal setting
Engage and share your opinion from Jan. 24-Feb. 13 during the 2022 round of goal setting for portions of the northeast, north central and southeast areas of Minnesota.
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Know the difference
Individual elk are beginning to appear in a wider geographic area outside of far northwestern Minnesota. Make sure you know the difference in the field.
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Chronic wasting disease
The fatal neurological disease has been found in Minnesota's wild white-tailed deer. The DNR is working to limit its spread and you can help.
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