bow hunting http://kbia.org en Deer hunt foes collect enough signatures for vote http://kbia.org/post/deer-hunt-foes-collect-enough-signatures-vote <p>Opponents of a Cape Girardeau ordinance that established an urban deer hunting program say they have enough signatures to put the issue to a vote.</p><p>The Southeast Missourian reports the organizer of Keep Cape Safe says more than 3,000 petition signatures are on hand and notarized. Only 2,446 signatures are needed to get a referendum on the ballot.</p><p>The City Council in July approved bow hunting of deer inside Cape Girardeau City limits. Last week the council rejected a request to put the deer hunts to a public vote, prompting opponents to begin the petition drive.</p> Mon, 13 Aug 2012 13:22:09 +0000 Associated Press 19295 at http://kbia.org Deer hunt foes collect enough signatures for vote Conservation officials seek help from Mo. hunters http://kbia.org/post/conservation-officials-seek-help-mo-hunters <p>Missouri conservation officials are asking bow hunters to help keep track of wildlife by participating in a survey.</p><p>The state Conservation Department will mail surveys to participating bow hunters next month. They&#39;ll be asked to record how many deer, turkeys and furbearing animals they see and where, when and for how long they hunt.</p><p>Conservation officials say the survey has been conducted since 1983 and helps the agency manage wildlife and set hunting rules.</p> Mon, 13 Aug 2012 13:15:20 +0000 Associated Press 19293 at http://kbia.org Conservation officials seek help from Mo. hunters