Andrew McKean from Outdoor Life on “The Whitetail Depression”

Andrew McKean is the Executive Editor for Outdoor Life and in the most current issue he takes a look at the state of deer herds in the nation. In his article, “Deer Depression” Andrew looks at declining deer herd numbers and highlights the leading factors contributing to this decline. “Deer Depression” highlights eight identified threats to the whitetail population, assigning habitat loss and intolerance from many suburban residents who view deer as a nuisance as the biggest threats. Listen in this week to find out more. The article appears in the September issue of Outdoor Life and also on OutdoorLife.com.

Dave Nomsen with Pheasants Forever Declining CRP Acres & Effects on Upland Game

Dave Nomsen is the Vice President for Government Affairs at Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever. He is one of the nation’s loudest voices in support of the Conservation Reserve Program’s wildlife legacy. Since the 1980’s CRP grasslands have benefited pheasants, ducks, deer and other prairie wildlife , but now with cutbacks from the government and high commodity prices many landowners are converting their CRP acres back to crops. Dave talks about the effects declining CRP acres will have on wildlife.

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Also on The Revolution:

  • Kip Adams from QDMA on the habitat needed to sustain healthy deer and deer herds.
  • Scott Wessel wildlife biologist from Nebraska on the effects that ethanol production has on CRP.
  • Benny Spies, host of “Gun It” drops in to talk about the new season of the show airing on Versus.

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