Posts tagged "shed antlers"

Shed collecting pays dividends

Shed collecting pays dividends
Collecting shed antlers has become more than a pastime while walking in the woods.  For the hunter/naturalist it is a chance to learn about the deer and their habits.  For southern Illinois nature lovers and hunters, shed collecting is becoming a popular winter sport. Deer grow their antlers beginning within a day or two after... Read more »

Collecting sheds extends deer hunting season

This just came in from Don Gasaway and the Williamson County Tourism Bureau…. “The warm winter sun reflects off an ivory spike sticking up out of the snow.  It is a shed, a deer antler dropped by a buck that nor longer has use for it.  Nature’s way of telling the buck that the mating... Read more »