Tag Archives: Hemorrhagic Disease

Hemorrhagic Disease Outbreak in Northeast Missouri Deer Worst Since 2012

While November’s firearms deer season is typically the busiest time of year for Schuyler and Scotland County Conservation Agent Shannon Smith, the Missouri Conservation representative has got this year off to an early start thanks to some pesky bugs. Northeast Missouri is being hit hard by the Hemorrhagic disease, caused in white-tail deer by biting […]

Conservation Department Announces Statewide Deer Meetings

With mounting concerns about disease, herd size, and regulation changes, hunters and other Missouri residents with an interest in white-tailed deer will have the opportunity to express their opinions on management of the state’s deer herd at regional meetings in June and July. The Missouri Department of Conservation will hold open houses at 14 locations […]