Fairfax County Deer Management Program Will Hit Vienna Again This Year August 16, 2011 Virginia

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Deer Management Program Will Hit Vienna Again This Year August 16, 2011 Virginia, Patch.com
Fairfax County’s Deer Management Programs recorded 815 deer killed last year, the most since the program started in January 1998.... Fairfax County's Wildlife Biologist's office says a healthy "carrying" population is 15-20 deer per square mile. Meadowlark Botanical Gardens in Vienna has a recorded population of 90 to 115 per square mile....specific populations are difficult to track.... the county conducted an online survey last year to determine residents' experiences and opinions regarding the deer population.... 66 percent of nearly 7,000 respondents said they would like to see the deer population decrease...


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