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February 28, 2019

Q: How has Game and Fish improved mule deer habitat in the Upper Powder River herd unit?

A: Habitat projects are an important way to help mule deer in the Upper Powder River. For many years Game and Fish, alongside the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Wyoming State Forestry and private landowners, has been working to improve crucial winter and summer ranges.

On winter range, protecting and enhancing curl-leaf mountain mahogany stands is a priority. Curl-leaf mountain mahogany is an important winter forage plant due to its high protein content and easy digestibility.

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