Deer are ready for winter
I saw deer in the woods today, and they appear healthy and ready for the winter season. I also saw various fungi that grow this time of year and season.
“Deer Management in Maryland and Northern Virginia
Controlling the Deer Population in the Washington DC Area
In recent years, the deer population has been increasing in the Washington, DC area, especially in the suburban areas of Maryland and Northern Virginia. The over abundance of deer threatens the habitats of other creatures and has become a safety hazard to drivers around the region. Deer breeding season runs from mid-October to January, with peak activity the first three weeks of November. To reduce the deer population, managed deer hunts are conducted in many parks during the fall and winter. Learn about the deer management techniques used in the Washington DC area.”