Deadline approaches for Rock Island deer hunting season application

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Deere management program, photo from the City of Rock Island's website

If you’re a hunter, now’s the time to get your application in for the 2014-2015 archery deer hunting season.

Deputy Chief Jason Foy said applications can be picked-up from the front desk of the Rock Island Police Department, Rock Island Parks and Recreation Office, or online  — click here.

Click here to read more about the Rock Island Deer Management Program

To be considered for a permit, applications must be completed and returned to the Police Department by 5 p.m. August 22, 2014. The city’s approval will permit deer hunting at a select number of sites.

Click here for a list of hunting zones in Iowa.

An informational meeting was scheduled for Wednesday, August 13 in the City Council Chambers.  City staff planned to be there to answer questions and permit applicants.

A required meeting will be scheduled for all approved hunters to attend. That date is to be determined.