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Little Girl's Point research part of CWD study

 

February 27, 2019

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RESEARCHERS GATHER data on a deer as part of study on Chronic Wasting Disease in the Upper Peninsula.

By RICHARD JENKINS

rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - Researchers visited Little Girl's Point in recent weeks, collecting data on the area's deer population as part of ongoing research into chronic wasting disease.

The work was part of a partnership with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and State University of New York, College of Environmental Science and Forestry.

"The primary goal of this study is to examine deer movements in relations to seasonal migration, juvenile dispersal, and breeding and exploratory movements to better understand the potential risk of Chro...



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