Prince George's County, Deer Management - Department of Parks and Recreation January 26, 2014

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     Many people in Prince George’s County enjoy watching white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) and consider this wildlife species a valuable part of nature... Suburban areas with numerous lawns adjoining to patches of forests provide great deer habitat. In addition to favorable habitat in Prince George’s County ...  The recommended deer density is 20 deer per square mile.  Park properties that are estimated to have significantly higher deer densities than what is recommended are considered for deer management. [optimal deer density is estimated at up to 28 per square mile with forest regeneration at much higher levels] ...

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