EHD http://michiganradio.org en Beginning today, Michigan bow hunters will see how deer population has recovered from 2012 outbreak http://michiganradio.org/post/beginning-today-michigan-bow-hunters-will-see-how-deer-population-has-recovered-2012-outbreak <p>This is a big day for thousands of Michigan deer hunters. It&rsquo;s the beginning of bow season.</p><p>Hunters should expect to see more deer in southern Michigan this fall.</p><p>Last year, nearly 15 thousand deer died of <a href="http://www.michigan.gov/dnr/0,4570,7-153-10363_10856_10905_11816-26647--,00.html">Epizootic hemorrhagic disease</a> or EHD.</p><p>The disease is spread to deer by small insects. It was the largest EHD outbreak in Michigan history.</p> Tue, 01 Oct 2013 13:06:00 +0000 Steve Carmody 14654 at http://michiganradio.org Beginning today, Michigan bow hunters will see how deer population has recovered from 2012 outbreak Michigan hunters lining up for fewer deer licenses http://michiganradio.org/post/michigan-hunters-lining-fewer-deer-licenses <p>Some Michigan hunters are just learning today that they won’t be able to bag as many deer this year as they have in the past.</p><p></p><p>Firearms deer season begins tomorrow.&nbsp; The day before the start of firearms deer season is usually the busiest day at retailers who sell hunting licenses.</p><p></p> Wed, 14 Nov 2012 23:57:14 +0000 Steve Carmody 9923 at http://michiganradio.org Michigan hunters lining up for fewer deer licenses Michigan wildlife officials hope to hear from hunters about the spread of a deadly deer virus http://michiganradio.org/post/michigan-wildlife-officials-hope-hear-hunters-about-spread-deadly-deer-virus <p>Thousands of deer have died in Michigan due to a virus in the last few months.</p><p></p><p>State wildlife officials hope to hear from deer hunters this week as they try to track the disease.</p><p></p><p>This past weekend, thousands of Michigan deer hunters took to the woods.&nbsp; <a href="http://www.michigan.gov/dnr/0,4570,7-153-10363---,00.html">A few were legally allowed to hunt deer, but most of them just to track deer they will try to bag when bow season starts next month.</a></p><p></p> Sun, 23 Sep 2012 18:01:01 +0000 Steve Carmody 9199 at http://michiganradio.org Michigan wildlife officials hope to hear from hunters about the spread of a deadly deer virus