Bar Harbor to vote on deer management plan September 11, 2014 Maine,

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Bar Harbor to vote on deer management plan September 11, 2014 Maine, Bangor Daily News
... Bar Harbor will hold a referendum vote this fall on whether to allow deer hunting in order to thin out the area’s deer population, even though other towns on Mount Desert Island are cool to the idea... To gauge interest, the town will hold a nonbinding referendum on the issue on Nov. 4.

Bar Harbor to Vote on Deer HuntingSeptember 17, 2014 Maine, WABI-TV | WABI 
... “We do not have an overall population estimate for deer in Bar Harbor ... Which is what some, including biologist Michael Good, take issue with.  “You can’t have a management program at this level with bad science, you have to have good science,” ... “Removing the deer doesn’t have any effect on the Lyme disease because they just move off to other mammals,” ...


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