Maine Deer Population, Fears over chronic wasting disease give deer hunters pause October 15, 2018

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Maine Deer Population, Fears over chronic wasting disease give deer hunters pause October 15, 2018 Lewiston Sun Journal
... DIF&W estimates there are 230,000 to 250,000 deer and 50,000 to 70,000 moose statewide. Maine has been testing hunter-killed deer for CWD since 1999. In recent years, 450 to 500 deer have been tested, along with about 15 moose, Bieber [Maine’s deer biologist, Nathan Bieber] said... The state has issued 84,745 any-deer permits ... the highest total since Maine launched its permit system in 1986..,


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