Group backs bond issue for Land For Maine's Future May 14, 2012

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Group backs bond issue for Land For Maine's Future May 14, 2012, Lewiston Sun Journal
... a $5 million borrowing package aimed at helping land conservation efforts ... David Trahan, executive director of the Sportsman's Alliance of Maine ... and Gerry Lavigne, a retired deer biologist with the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife ... said conserving deer wintering yards ... mature coniferous forest and forest areas near rivers and lakes needs to be increased if Maine hoped to restablish its historic whitetail populations ... "We probably have only a third of the deer wintering habitat in the northern part of the state that we had at the time we had good deer populations,"

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