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Tough winter another twist for deer May 28, 2011 Maine




Tough winter another twist for deer: Deirdre Flemming May 28, 2011 Maine Population Press Herald

The top hardship whitetail deer face in Maine is the lack of habitat in this rough climate. It's the No. 1 issue listed in Maine's Game Plan For Deer. Deer in Maine caught a break in 2009-10 with an easier winter, but the pendulum took a swing toward .."I'd say it wound up to be a hard winter, but not extraordinary," Kantar said. "Already we've reduced (any-deer) permits. So we'll see a reduction in harvest by design.

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