Hopland Research and Extension Center
University of California
Hopland Research and Extension Center


Annual Public Deer Hunt

Controlled public deer hunting at the HREC is conducted the first three weekends of the usual North Coast region (Zone A) rifle deer season. These dates are determined annually by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife.  Our public hunt is conducted in association with long-term research efforts to improve the management of Columbian black-tailed deer (Odocoileus hemionus) herds.  The hunt is only for legal (forked-horn or better) bucks, and is in accordance with all Fish & Wildlife regulations.  It is the responsibility of hunters to have a valid hunting license and deer tags, and understand all applicable state game regulations.

Forms needed for the Annual Deer Hunt (SUBMIT IN MAY 2016):
These forms must be opened with Adobe to enter information.

Public Deer Hunt Information
Deer Hunt Firearm Authorization Fillable Form

Once both forms are completed, print, sign and mail with your hunting license(s) to UC Hopland REC, 4070 University Road, Hopland, CA 95449.


To view the PDF forms you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader, this can be downloaded from Adobe.

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