Southeast Deer Numbers Down Doe Survival Key to Rebuilding the Population, November, 2009, Alaska

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Southeast Deer Numbers Down Doe Survival Key to Rebuilding the Population, November, 2009, Alaska Fish & Wildlife News
... The past three snowy winter hammered deer populations in northern Southeast Alaska. Deer numbers are down ... north Chichago ... significant forest fragmentation from timber clearcuts has reduced deer movement and cover during the winter...November 2006 and March 2007 brought heavy snows that bookended a killer winter for deer ...2008-09, it was a little better because the snowfall was spread out ... numbers are way down on Shelter Island, Mansfield Peninsula on northern Admiralty Island and Glass Peninsula ... deer densities are in good years in good habitat. Mooney said that work indicates 20 to 25 deer per square mile...

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