In 2013, Colorado wildlife officials determined the state’s mule deer had hit a record low. At only 384,000 animals, the Centinnel State’s mule deer population is 200,000 short of the official target number and 36 percent less from almost a decade ago when 614,000 roamed across Colorado. The dramatic drop has many conservationists calling for immediate action to reverse the trend. Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) officials will hold a summit next month to meet with the public, and hopefully find a solution that will stop the mule deer decline. Read more at the Outdoor Hub.