New Maine deer biologist winning over a tough crowd November 3, 2013 Maine

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New Maine deer biologist winning over a tough crowd November 3, 2013 Maine, Press Herald 
... Ravana ...wants to focus on the health of the herd rather than on geographic deer densities...  biologists can’t control some factors that hurt deer numbers, such as severe winters, the loss of habitat on private land and coyote predation...  I would like to use a new system of managing for the health of the deer, rather than how many there are per square mile. That number doesn’t tell you if the deer are healthy,” 


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