Deer population in decline, but could rise in spring February 27, 2016Connecticut

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Deer population in decline, but could rise in spring February 27, 2016Connecticut, News-Times 
... the state’s deer herd is declining ... peak about 15 years ago... LaBonte said [Andrew LaBonte, a wildlife biologist with the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection] at its peak, the state deer herd was about 120,000... said the state herd is down to about 100,000 deer...  Because of [more] acorns, and a milder winter, does may be well-fed, fat and happy. That could mean healthier fawns ...



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