Posted Thursday, 29 November 2012 15:32
Update: Due to warm weather, this event has been cancelled. We are hoping to reschedule in January.
PRICE — If winter arrives, you could see as many as 100 mule deer at a Dec. 8 viewing event near Price.
If the weather cooperates, you might see up to 100 mule deer at a free wildlife viewing event.
Photo courtesy of Mike Keller
The Division of Wildlife Resources is sponsoring the free mule deer watch from 3–6 p.m. that day.
If you'd like to participate, call Brent Stettler at 435-613-3707 to let him know you're interested.
Stettler says persistent warm weather has kept deer at higher elevations. "If the deer haven't moved down to the winter range by Dec. 8, I'll notify you," says Stettler, regional conservation outreach manager for the DWR.
If deer haven't arrived on the winter range by Dec. 8, Stettler might choose a different location to hold the event. "Or we might have to cancel the event," he says.
If winter conditions arrive before Dec. 8, the event will move forward as planned:
For more information, call Stettler at 435-613-3707.
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