State plan thins county white-tailed deer population May 1, 2013 Virginia

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State plan thins county white-tailed deer population May 1, 2013 Virginia, Chesterfield Observer (subscription)
... During the 2012-13 fall/winter hunting season, there were 1,424 white-tailed deer killed in the county, a decline of almost 27 percent compared to the 2011-12 season when 1,949 were killed... The county’s decreasing deer harvest is the result of an effort to stabilize the population as part of the Virginia Deer Management Plan... The department develops its management strategy based largely on the public’s tolerance of deer...


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