ST. PAUL — Individuals interested in discussing deer and deer management can tune in to a virtual open house from 6 to 7 p.m. Aug. 18, hosted by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.

The meeting will include a presentation from Barbara Keller, the DNR’s big game program leader, who will share information about Minnesota’s deer and deer hunter population, explain some of the upcoming changes for this fall's deer hunting season, and describe how the public can provide input about deer management in their areas. There will also be time for questions and answers.

Registration for the event is required and available at Attendees are encouraged to submit questions in advance on their registration form.

The open house will be recorded and available online (at the same link) for those who cannot attend. For questions about deer in local areas, at any point during the year, people are encouraged to contact their local wildlife manager.