Climate Change Impacting Game Species in Maine November 27, 2013

Maine Population Deer Population and Management News Archive

Climate Change Impacting Game Species in Maine November 27, 2013 eNews Park Forest
... White-tailed deer are susceptible to hemorrhagic disease (HD) caused by viruses transmitted by biting midges. HD typically subsides shortly after the first autumn frost because colder temperatures kill the midges. Longer summers are likely to expose deer to more disease-carrying midges...

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