Bangor Daily News

Penobscot County Conservation Association joins effort to help Maine deer

Maine sportsmen are lending Bambi a helping hand, and the Brewer-based Penobscot County Conser-vation Association has joined the “hunt.” Despite the “easy” winter of 2011-12, the white-tail deer population has precipitously declined in central, eastern, and northern Maine — to the point, in fact, that fewer hunters now pursue the state’s most popu-lar big-game animal. […]