Division of Wildlife adds upper Eagle Valley to deer feeding

February 18, 2008

The Colorado Division of Wildlife has added the upper Eagle Valley to its deer feeding operations, pursuant to authorization by the Colorado Wildlife Commission.  Officials said that some deer are stranded in deep snow areas.  The Division also continues to feed deer and pronghorn in the Gunnison Basin at 125 sites.  More than 400 volunteers in Gunnison area have been providing a necessary, substantial hand every day.   The Division also is seeking volunteers for the upper Eagle Valley feeding effort.  The Division seeks feeding authorization from the Wildlife Commission when it estimates that mor than 30 percent of the does will perish.

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