May 30, 2020
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The State of the State’s Deer Herd–RESCHEDULED!

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Colin Brown | BDN
Colin Brown | BDN

Join the Downeast Lakes Land Trust in welcoming Maine’s head deer biologist, Kyle Ravana for a conversation about white-tailed deer.

At the northern edge of the white-tail’s range, Kyle will discuss the particular issues surrounding deer management in the Downeast Region. Kyle will highlight the importance of mature conifer stands as a source of winter cover, as well as explore concerns around winter feeding. Further, Kyle will explain the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife’s research regarding harvest trends, current herd health and population density. Along with current management strategies, Kyle with discuss the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife’s vision for the future of white-tailed deer in the Pine Tree State.