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Keeping Maine's Forests Pilot Project Summary November 8, 2011

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Keeping Maine's Forests Pilot Project Summary November 8, 2011

... There are no economic incentives for landowners to engage in deer habitat management. Some forest landowners are currently following deer habitat management guidelines provided by MDIFW, but these management practices are not required. The goal of this project is to create a positive, non‐regulatory incentive for landowners to manage for deer habitat along streams over a large block of land, thereby improving deer and fish habitat. 
Improving the populations of these game species will, in turn, benefit the recreation industry in Downeast Maine.

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