Cornicelli's presentation is Dec. 4 at 7 p.m. in Bede Ballroom.

    Whether you're interested in wildlife management as a career or in learning more about the specifics of managing a deer population, everyone is invited to a presentation by Lou Cornicelli, Ph.D., who works with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) as a wildlife research manager.

    Cornicelli will present on Tuesday, Dec. 4 at 7 p.m. in Bede Ballroom at the U of M, Crookston. Topics will include Minnesota deer management history, estimating population sizes and management, along with a look at future wildlife research in the state. The event is free and open to the public.

    Prior to becoming the DNR’s wildlife research manager, Cornicelli was the big game program leader, a position he held for ten years. He is an expert in deer population management, and as the big game program leader, he was responsible for managing deer, elk, and moose seasons and populations.

    Cornicelli’s presentation is sponsored by the U of M, Crookston Student Chapter of The Wildlife Society. For more information on majoring in natural resources on the Crookston campus, visit