In northern Maine, deer herd shrinks despite efforts to rebuild it April 13, 2014

Maine Population Deer Population and Management News Archive

... Programs to control coyotes and provide food are no match for the effects of severe winters and loss of habitat on Maine’s whitetail population... decades-long efforts to revitalize the region’s deer herd have failed ...  from 1955 until 2003 the population estimate most years was around 200,000. ... only for three years – 1998 to 2000 – did it come close to the department’s 1986 goal of more than 270,000 ...

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