Sportsmen are the ‘mine canaries’ of our environment

Although last fall’s deer hunting season is old news, there was a surprising number of hunters who agreed that they saw far fewer deer in the areas they hunted – areas where in previous years they saw larger numbers of deer. While acorn, mast and other primary deer foodstuff availability can be a factor in deer density changes in any given area, modifications in the overall habitat characteristics should never be underestimated as another factor.




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