Deer hunters in west central Minnesota expressed concern over Minnesota’s deer population during the fourth of six “listening sessions” the Minnesota DNR and Minnesota Deer Hunters Association jointly hosted in Morris on Tuesday, March 26. (Bob King / Duluth News Tribune)

DNR, MDHA hold listening session on deer concerns


Deer hunters in west central Minnesota called for a shortened hunting season and restrictions on killing young bucks to help build up Minnesota’s dwindling deer population.

Representatives with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the MDHA joined about 50 hunters in Morris on Tuesday for the fourth of six “listening sessions” around the state.

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Kim Ukura is the editor of the Morris Sun Tribune.