Rockville will not consider lethal measures to control deer population December 13, 2011 Maryland

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Rockville will not consider lethal measures to control deer population  December 13, 2011 Maryland, Gazette.Net: Maryland Community News Online

... Recommendations in the task force’s recent proposal include tracking deer-vehicle incidents ... conducting flyovers using infrared technology to count deer, researching traffic control devices (such as fencing to reroute deer to cross roads at safer locations) and implementing a public information campaign to educate residents about deer.... The city last counted deer by aerial surveys in 1996 ... numbers ranged from 50 to more than 100 deer per square mile ...The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says 25 to 35 deer per square mile is reasonable... 



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