State gains more moose data, winter was good for deer March 9, 2012 Maine

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State gains more moose data, winter was good for deer March 9, 2012 Maine, Bangor Daily News 

...  the deer surveying proved nearly impossible. Southern and central parts of the state didn’t get much snow, which is needed to provide contrast when spotting deer from the air... “Statewide, [the mild winter] is going to be huge,” said Kantar, the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife’s top moose and deer biologist. “At the end of the day, with all the things that impact the deer, the amount of snow on the ground is going to drive how our deer are, year after year after year. That’s going to be the driving factor.” 


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