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DNR study could close 900 acres to hunting
By Ken Anderson
News Correspondent

A proposed 30-year deer research project in Vilas County could close 900 acres of public land to hunting and other outdoor recreation opportunities, the News-Review has learned.

The three-decades-long experiment to determine how deer of different population levels affect forest vegetation is planned for 900 acres of public land in north-central Vilas County south of Palmer Lake, according to Department of Natural Resources (DNR) forest research ecologist Dustin Bronson.

“Within the study area, areas of different sizes will be fenced to develop deer populations of low,

Tuesday, March 04, 2014 3:29 PM

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