Maine hoping hunters harvest at least 7,000 does this fall to cull deer herd October 28, 2017

Maine Population Deer Population and Management News Archive

... Wildlife Division Director Judy Camuso estimated that the state’s deer herd at 240,000 this summer. That’s up from an estimated 199,000 in 2008... we’ve had a series of mild winters ...  in 2000 when the department limited coastal areas to about 15 deer per square mile ..,

Deer herd was prepared for a rough winter January 22, 2017 Maine, Press Herald
... Thanks to a bumper crop of acorns, deer went into winter in great shape ...  Barring any major weather events the rest of the winter and over-liberal any-deer permit allotments, the herd should continue growing ...

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