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Mule Deer

The Mule Deer Wars

David Petersen | Posted 02.16.2013 | Denver
David Petersen

"The Mule Deer Wars." That's what I've come to call a tenacious western wildlife controversy. It began in the 1990s, when state wildlife managers started reporting lower mule deer populations. "If mule deer herds are in poor health, the land is in poor health."

PHOTOS: A Grizzly Drama In The Tetons

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 03.25.2012 | Travel
Margie Goldsmith

"Kind of like a bear soap opera..."

Officials Say Idaho Woman And Her Rescuer Attacked By Mule Deer

AP | JESSIE L. BONNER | Posted 12.03.2011 | Green

BOISE, Idaho — A woman was able to escape an attack by a mule deer after a passer-by and his daughter fought off the buck, grabbing the antlers ...

Mule Deer Herds Threatened By Drilling In Piceance Basin

The Colorado Independent | David O. Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Stepped-up natural gas drilling in northwestern Colorado can ripple-effect Denver politics, where wrangling over new drilling regulations last week to...

Colorado Wildlife Federation:

AP | JUDITH KOHLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — The leasing of public land for oil and gas drilling on large tracts of wildlife-rich northwest Colorado is a growing threat to the stat...

Natural Gas Drilling Destroys Vital Wildlife Habitat: Report

KDVR | Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER (AP) -- A new report by a conservation group says that large tracts of land in northwest Colorado that support the country's largest mule deer ...