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Mule deer restoration committe to meet

By ThisIsReno


The Nevada Board of Wildlife Commissioners’ Mule Deer Restoration Committee will meet at 10 a.m. on Friday, August 20, at the Nannini Administration Building, 540 Court Street Suite #102, in Elko. 

Although numerous issues affecting mule deer have been identified by this Committee, only a subset of those issues are being considered for action at this meeting. Items on the agenda that may involve action include; feral horses, pinion and juniper encroachment, noxious weeds, carrying capacity, competition with elk and compatibility with livestock.

Informational items include wildlife safety crossings and government wildlife population management methodology vs. other methods of wildlife management.

The Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) protects, restores and manages fish and wildlife, and promotes fishing, hunting, and boating safety. NDOW’s wildlife and habitat conservation efforts are primarily funded by sportsmen’s license and conservation fees and a federal surcharge on hunting and fishing gear.  For more information, visit www.ndow.org.