Teatown, Deer Culling Protested During Teatown's Eaglefest February 8, 2014 New York

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Teatown, Deer Culling Protested During Teatown's EaglefestFebruary 8, 2014 New York, yorktown.dailyvoice.com ·
...  the deer culling, which Teatown says is necessary because of the deteriorating condition of its forest. It says the overpopulation of deer is hurting the habitat for other wildlife. It has a density of 70 deer per square mile on its 875-acre preserve. The recommended density is 10 or less per square mile, according to a frequently asked questions page on the Teatown website. [Recent U.S. Forest study puts optimal density at 15 to 28 deer per square mile, with forest regeneration levels at higher levels] ...


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