Big challenges ahead as new big game management plans are created August 18, 2016 Maine

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Big challenges ahead as new big game management plans are created August 18, 2016 Maine, Bangor Daily News
... Our failure to protect critical deer wintering habitat played a big role in the loss of our deer herd in the north woods. In fact, in the history of deer management, DIF&W reported that in Wildlife Management Districts 1 – 11, to meet their long term populations goals for deer, about 780,000 acres of deer wintering habitat would be needed. Currently there is only 258,000 acres of deer wintering habitat ...

Controversial timber harvesting project begins this week August 21, 2016 Maine, Press Herald
...  at Jamies Pond  ...  lands were acquired to be managed for wildlife ... Work is also being done on a deer wintering area to increase browse and patch openings in aspen-dominated areas to provide new habitat for grouse and woodcock... 


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