Fairfax City, Council Deadlocked Over Deer Hunting, Instead Will Ban it Completely July 11, 2013 Virginia

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Fairfax City, Council Deadlocked Over Deer Hunting, Instead Will Ban it Completely July 11, 2013 Virginia, Patch.com
...  wildlife biologist Vicky Monroe ...said, an optimum number would be 15 to 20 deer per square mile [U.S. Forest Service research puts optimum at 15 to 28, with regeneration at higher densities]– but that the local City and County areas currently have an estimated 40 to 100 deer per square mile.  She also said studies are showing that deer in northern Virginia are living twice as long as the average deer across the country...


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