Dan Ruiter, Information Officer for the South Region of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, states this week’s deer meetings about the Chronic Wasting Disease situation have been postponed due to social distancing guidelines surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic.

At this time, there are no dates or times scheduled.

The meetings in southwestern Minnesota were originally scheduled for

  • Marshall: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 18, Marshall Area DNR Office, 1400 E. Lyon St.
  • New London: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Thursday, March 19, DNR Area Wildlife Office (Sibley State Park), 398 Sibley Park Road.
  • Slayton: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Thursday, March 19, Slayton Area DNR Office, 2611 Broadway Ave.
  • Watson: 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, March 17, Lac qui Parle DNR Office, 14047 20th St. NW.
  • Wells: 6-8 p.m. Thursday, March 19, Wells Community Center, 189 2nd St. SE.
  • Windom: 9 a.m.  – 4 p.m. Thursday, March 19, Windom Area DNR Office, 175 County Rd. 26.

Minnesotans may still contact their local DNR area wildlife office if they would like to discuss Minnesota’s wild deer herd.