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Managing Our Region's Deer Population

Residents of the Washington region -- even those in the urban core -- need only look outside their windows to notice the booming deer population. Managing the local herds is a sensitive matter: the animals affect the survival of forests and pose a threat to motorists. We explore what some communities in Maryland are doing to make sure humans, forests and deer coexist successfully.

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