Deer Populations Continue To Decline

Jul 14, 2014

Credit Rocky Mountain National Park

Mule Deer populations across Colorado and specifically western Colorado are continuing to decline. 

Colorado Parks and Wildlife is figuring out how to bring their numbers back up, but for right now it means a sharp reduction in hunting licenses than were issued just a few years ago. 

Listen below as KVNF's Jake Ryan talks with Joe Lewandowski from CPW about why mule deer are struggling on the Western Slope and what can be done about it.