Braintree developing plan for deer hunt October 23, 2015 Massachusetts,

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Braintree developing plan for deer hunt October 23, 2015 Massachusetts, WCVB
... “Our goal is to develop a comprehensive proposal to cull or thin the current deer herd,”  ... the deer population is estimated at between 15 to 25 per square mile, and they are eating up vegetation so quickly that it can’t be replaced... [a U.S. Forest Service study estimates optimal deer density for forest regeneration at 15 to 28 deer per square mile, reducing deer populations to low levels allows too much underbrush to develop]

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