Posts Tagged ‘white-tailed deer’

Deer Hunt Begins Today in Rock Creek Park

National Park Service calls it "deer reduction."

Coming Soon to Rock Creek Park: Dead Deer

A few months ago, we noted that the National Park Service was reviewing options for reducing the white-tailed deer population in Rock Creek Park. Between 2007 and 2009, park rangers counted 60-80 deer per square mile of the park—compare that to the 1960s, when staff spotted deer only four times.
White-tailed deer love "edge habitat," Rock [...]