Deer, moose harvests explained at F&G, FS lecture

Fish and Game Area Biologist Frank Robbins and Forest Service Regional Biologist Dan Eacker held a lecture on deer and moose harvests and deer density on Mitkof Island last Thursday.

Robbins started off the lecture by comparing deer harvests in Unit 1B and Unit 3 from 2011 to 2018. In Unit 1B, the area east of Mitkof Island on the mainland, the average number of deer harvested was 100. In the past five years, the deer harvest in Unit 1B averaged 115. In Unit 3, which includes the Petersburg and Wrangell areas, the average number of deer harvested from 2011 through 2018 was about 600. In the la...


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