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Editorial: Wisconsin’s deer herd

By: Kevin McAleese While most of Wisconsin’s Deer Management Units are greatly exceeding their stated deer population goals (see article below), there are some examples of landscapes managed at greatly reduced density levels while continuing to provide top-notch hunting experiences among other amenities.  The Leopold Memorial Reserve (LMR) in Sauk County, WI is one such […]

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Kinzua Quality Deer Cooperative: Wise Forest Management

In 2000 a group of forestland managers, hunters, biologists, and foresters, with support and guidance from The Sand County Foundation, formed the Kinzua Quality Deer Cooperative (KQDC). The goals were to restore quality habitat and quality deer, improve hunter satisfaction, and reduce the need for fencing to protect seedlings, shrubs, and other understory vegetation such […]

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