Maine deer herd, after hard times, making comeback August 20, 2013

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Maine deer herd, after hard times, making comeback August 20, 2013 Worcester Telegram & Gazette 
... Maine's deer herd has experienced hard times in recent years. Fish & Wildlife biologist Mark Latti believes property turnover of large parcels of industrial forest was partly responsible... Deer-yards — mature stands of softwoods, like hemlock spruce and pine — that provided dense, overhead canopy, critical winter protection, were destroyed.... In addition, once the yards disappeared, coyotes had easier access to the herd ...

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