Mule Deer Hunting Season

Res #: 14-18A
Number: 14
Year: 2018
Midterm: No
Expired: Yes
Responses Received: No
Departments: Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment

WHEREAS the mule deer population within southern Saskatchewan has increased dramatically over the past five years;

WHEREAS mule deer do extensive damage to hay stacks and cropped land;

WHEREAS testing has shown an increase in the number of mule deer having Chronic Wasting Disease within the mule deer population;

WHEREAS the damage caused by mule deer, poses a considerable cost to farmers and ranchers;

BE IT RESOLVED that SARM lobby the Ministry of Environment to have an open season for mule deer, the same as we have for whitetail deer at present.

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