November 30, 2015

Severe Winters, Warming Climate, Non-Evolving Moose – All At The Same Time

*Editor’s Note* – Don’t ever let facts get in the way of a made-up newspaper article aimed at selling copies. It is a shame that journalists are nonexistent, replaced by copy and paste robots. It is no secret that moose are not great “groomers.” Neither are deer when you compare them to a monkey! The […]

Deer Fearless, Bears Afraid, Pesticides Banned, Lyme Disease Promoted

Furthering the substantiation that the world has gone mad, I read of a town in Oregon where people are trying to figure out, “how to deal with droves of fearless deer.” Officials say, “The deer have no fear of humans” and “Deer just live there.” The same officials say that when there are too many deer sharing […]

Maine game wardens host regional conference on poaching

*Editor’s Note* – To make such a claim that the same number of deer are tagged in Maine legally as are taken illegally, requires some serious proof. First, the Maine Warden Service should define exactly what, in their professional standards, “poaching” is, and how that is used to illegally kill deer. Then, provide something more […]

Rare “Piebald” Deer Seen on Deer Isle, Maine

Scientifically called a piebald deer, the rare white deer with brown spots was noticed by a resident of Little Deer Isle over the weekend. Share

Islesboro grapples over deer hunt — again

ISLESBORO, Maine — Along with flowers, warm breezes and visitors from other states, warm weather on Islesboro brings worries about ticks, Lyme disease and, by most accounts, an overabundance of deer on the picturesque Maine island community. Earlier this month, residents voted 45 to 27 at a special town meeting […] Source: Islesboro grapples over […]

Repeating Outcome-Based Post-Normal Science Doesn’t Make it True

In the June 2015 edition of Whitetail Journal, there’s an article about the affects coyotes are having on deer populations nationwide. Essentially the article is not very helpful to anyone wishing to know facts about predators and prey, their relationships, and all the things that effect those relationships. The article boldly states that, “The data […]

Wein plan would concentrate on cull

Deer & Tick Committee member Marc Wein wants to reshuffle the allocation of money from 4-posters to culling of deer. Source: Wein plan would concentrate on cull | Shelter Island Reporter Share

Deer of Our Future

The current wildlife management programs in America are now driven by “natural regulation” and predator protection. If this continues, the below photo is about all that will be left for people to “view” for deer in their state. Add to that, elk, moose, caribou and many others. Share

Game Officials Hike Reward for Information of Deer Killings 

AUGUSTA, Maine – The reward has again been increased for information leading to the conviction of those responsible for the shooting deaths of four does. Source: Game Officials Hike Reward for Information of Deer Killings | Maine Public Broadcasting Share

Rescued Deer Gets Put Down

ST. ALBANS — Hours after people saw firefighters rescue a small deer from thin ice on Weymouth Pond, the animal was killed by a game warden who saw it suffering and believed it was unlikely to survive. The deer was rescued Wednesday night, but “when I checked on it this morning it was laying on […]