Comments for: MDI towns looking into polling residents about hunt to deal with deer problem

Posted Nov. 29, 2012, at 1:30 p.m.

BAR HARBOR | The most populous town on Mount Desert Island soon might have some company in its exploration of whether something should be done about the island’s deer population. Many MDI residents believe that the island’s deer-hunting ban, which has been in place since the 1930s, has caused …

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  • Lazerus Phoenix

    Well it’s about time! There would be absolutely NOTHING wrong with a one-time season to thin out the heard! As for hunting on Acadia property, there is PLENTY of Acadia property NOT taken up by the part in Bar Harbor! My property backs up to park land in Tremont. It’s nothing but solid woods! No one ever goes there. except me! Who cares what the bunny huggers think!!!!

  • Anonymous

    Sounds like Bobinchock is threatening the Island communities with his special interest friends.

  • Anonymous

    What is the problem? Maine has a nuisance animal law that as i understand it is quite liberal and allows the killing of nuisance animals that are destroying crops which includes gardens and shrubs. There are certain parameters that must be met but is very clear that a landowner can shoot and kill nuisance animals at any time day or night.www.mainelegislature.org/legis/statutes/12/title12ch921.pdf

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