Public Input Sought on White-tailed Deer Management
Four Public Comment Meetings Scheduled
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is seeking public comment on the state’s management of white-tailed deer. The input will be used to help revise the state’s deer management plan for the next 15 years, establishing long-term goals, and identifying specific objectives and strategies for achieving them.
Feb. 28 March 15, the public can provide comments online. The department is also accepting feedback by phone at 410-260-8540; by fax at 410-260-8596; or in writing to: Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife and Heritage Service, 580 Taylor Avenue, E-1, Annapolis, Maryland, 21401.“We look forward to hearing from all citizens interested in one of Maryland’s most important wildlife species – the white-tailed deer,” Wildlife and Heritage Service Director Paul Peditto said. “Public input is vital to crafting a well-rounded plan that includes all opinions about deer and how they should be managed.”
A brief summary of the current status of white-tailed deer management will be presented at four public meetings:
Feb. 6 at 7 p.m.
Mountain Ridge High School
100 Dr. Nancy S. Grasmick Lane
Frostburg, Maryland 21532
Feb. 12 at 7 p.m.
College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus
Room 113, Business and Industry Building
8730 Mitchell Road
La Plata, Maryland 20646
Feb. 20 at 7 p.m.
Rescheduled March 13 at 7 p.m.
Room 127, Health Professions and Athletics Center
1000 College Drive
Wye Mills, Maryland 21679
Feb. 21 at 7 p.m.
New Town High School
4931 New Town Boulevard
Owings Mills, Maryland 21117