Maine governor signs fish and game bills [predator control] May 22, 2012

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Maine governor signs fish and game bills [predator control] May 22, 2012 WGME
... new law establishes a check-off on the hunting license application for donations to a predator control fund or a deer management fund. A separate bill adds $100,000 to the fish and game department's predator control program... 

Maine governor signs bills to rebuild deer herd May 23, 2012 BusinessWeek
With hopes of rebuilding a deer herd that has shrunk sharply in parts of Maine ... include restoring habitats that shelter the animals in the winter and thinning out the ... "deer yards" have been lost due to logging and to spruce budworms, pests that have killed large tracts of forest. Deer yards are stands of trees -- typically cedar, spruce or hemlock -- that protect deer from the snow and cold ... 


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