Fair Hill NRMA site of managed deer hunt in January December 29, 2011 Delaware

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Fair Hill NRMA site of managed deer hunt in January December 29, 2011 Delaware, Cecil Whig 
Fair Hill Natural Resources Management Area will be closed for two days in January for the annual managed deer hunt ... It's a shotgun only hunt ... Graham said the goal is to cull 150 deer from the herd on the 5,633-acre park... "The University of Delaware did a study about five years ago and told us what number we need to take," he said, adding the study found "150 keeps us at a comfortable capacity." ... He said that guarantees there is enough food and habitat for the remaining deer and also keeps down the risk of disease.

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