IDNR reminds deer hunters to be safe when hunting from tree stands

Tree stands are the No. 1 source of hunting-related accidents in Illinois.

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. β€” As people across Illinois prepare for this weekend’s firearm deer season, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources is urging hunters to use safety harnesses when hunting from tree stands in the field. Tree stands are the No. 1 source of hunting-related accidents and fatalities in Illinois. This year’s firearm deer season dates…

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