Islesboro, Hunters to thin Islesboro deer herd November 9, 2012 Maine

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Islesboro, Hunters to thin Islesboro deer herd November 9, 2012 Maine, Bangor Daily News
...voters approved killing about 400 of the estimated 500 deer that live on the island. The vote was 100-28, according to BDN reports at the time... In one study the density was established at 50 deer per square mile; in the other, the estimate was 48 deer per square mile.  According to published BDN accounts, a healthy deer population density in Maine is about 10 deer per square mile...


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