Management of Overpopulation of Mule and White Tail Deer

Res #: 9-21A
Number: 9
Year: 2021
Midterm: No
Expired: No
Responses Received: No
Departments: Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment

WHEREAS The population of Mule and White-Tail Deer has increased significantly in Wildlife Management Zones (WMZ) 54 and 44; and

WHEREAS The increased numbers have caused damage to crops, gardens, hay bales, etc., as well as having caused numerous traffic accidents; and

WHEREAS presently Mule Deer licenses are granted only by hunting draw applications.

BE IT RESOLVED that SARM lobby the Ministry of Environment to have an open season for mule deer in Wildlife Management Zones 54 and 44, and/or increase the draw limits for these deer populations for the 2021 season.