Mass. has record deer harvest in 2017 February 5, 2018 Massachusetts

Massachusetts Deer Population, Management News and Information Archive

Mass. has record deer harvest in 2017 February 5, 2018 July 5, 2018 Massachusetts, 

... Statewide, the deer herd is estimated at 95,000 and MassWildlife’s management goal is a deer density of 10 to 15 deer per square mile. There are areas in the easternmost parts of the state where densities reach 80 deer per square mile.  [later an estimate of 100,000 appeared on the Mass Wildlife's web page, Link]

2018 New England Deer Forecast October 31, 2018 Massachusertts,  Game & Fish
... Biologists estimate that there are more than 100,000 deer in Massachusetts, with the majority of the herd in the highly-fragmented eastern half of the state..,

Thanksgiving weekend key date for deer hunters November 22,2018 Massachusetts, Nashoba Valley Voice 
... Biologists have managed the herd to a point where there are well over 100,000 now calling the state home... there are too many deer in the northeastern section of the state ... deer in excess of 20 and as high as 50 per square mile..,

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