MassWildlife has much to celebrate February 25, 2016 Massachusetts

Massachusetts Deer Population, Management News and Information Archive

MassWildlife has much to celebrate February 25, 2016 Massachusetts, Worcester Telegram
... By 1908, though, a deer population that had reached a low of 5,000 had rebounded to 10-15,000. In 1909, hunters for the first time had to register. By 1910, there were enough deer for a hunting season and a harvest of 1,362... In the mid-90’s ... Our deer population had ... expanded to 50,000...

Open house Saturday at MassWildlife June 2, 2016 Massachusetts, Worcester Telegram
... By the end of the 1800s, our deer population had plunged to 5,000. In 1902, our Division of Fish & Game was authorized to perform investigations and research, and by 1910, we had enough deer to warrant our first state deer season...


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