Comprehensive deer study enters third harvest season

The number of deer harvested during the archery and firearms hunting seasons are a major component of a five-year study to benefit Missouri’s deer herd and hunters. Biologists from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) and the University of Missouri-Columbia (MU) are using computer and satellite technology to track collared deer in specific northwest Missouri and Ozark counties. Hunters are asked to harvest collared deer if it is an animal they would normally take during the legal hunting seasons.

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