deer

Placer residents have close encounters of the wild kind

Placer County residents are noticing an increase in wildlife near roads, in livestock fields and even foraging through backyards, causing speculation as to whether or not the droug ...

Save a stamp; file your hunting, fishing reports online

For a number of species, hunters have had to return tags or report cards by conventional mail. Usually, it reaches its destination; but occasionally, one is lost.The Department of ...

Don’t wait; it’s time to apply for big-game hunting

If you hunted any of California’s big game last year, you should have received your copy of the “California Big Game Hunting” booklet for 2012 by now.The arrival ...

State says deer hunt not needed

A controversial hunt that would target the local deer population gets a thumbs-down from the California Department of Fish and Game, officials said last week. The idea of a contro ...

Activists bucking proposed deer hunt

Loomis resident Georgia Kern encountered Placer County’s surging deer population head on — with the front of her Subaru. “The deer just shot out from the right-hand side of ...

Slow down to protect wildlife, pleads reader

On Monday morning, July 7, just past 5 a.m. outside my window I heard the screeching of braking tires coming from a large dark SUV. The driver hit and killed a young doe. He stop ...

Garden talk: Deer and gardening are compatible, local author says

When it comes to living here in deer country, there are two kinds of gardeners — those who love deer, and those who hate ’em. “I love having the deer here,” said Carolyn ...