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Academy to host annual deer hunt

U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. - The Academy's Natural Resources office will conduct the annual base deer hunt from Dec. 8-10 and Dec. 15-17.  

"The Academy has safely and effectively used hunting since 1988 as a management tool to control the size of the deer herd," said Brian Mihlbachler, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service natural resources manager.  "It helps minimize vehicle accidents and damage to the habitat and Academy grounds."   

Frequently used roads and trails leading into the hunting areas will be posted with bright orange warning signs requesting that all personnel stay out of these areas.

All hunters are guided by USAFA or Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) personnel, and public safety is a primary concern.  

**We do want to let you know, there are no more deer hunting licenses available for this season.  If you don't already have one, you will have to wait until next year to participate.**

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