Union, Essex County hunts aim to control deer population in suburban areas January 8, 2012 New Jersey

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Union, Essex County hunts aim to control deer population in suburban areas January 8, 2012 New Jersey, The Star-Ledger - NJ.com

... environmental officials say the white-tailed deer population is decreasing statewide, suburban areas still struggle to control growing populations ... Roughly 110,000 deer live in the state, according to DEP estimates. About 55,000 are killed in hunts each year. Of those, only a small fraction are killed in community management programs.... Researchers found ... 300 deer per square mile in the park, an area where ecologists recommend 20 ... 


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