Maine Revised Statutes

§10107-A. Deer population goals and 5-year benchmark report

The department shall establish 5-year benchmarks for managing the deer population in each wildlife management district and report annually to the joint standing committee of the Legislature having jurisdiction over inland fisheries and wildlife matters. The annual report must include, but is not limited to: [2011, c. 381, §3 (NEW).]

1. Updates.   Updates on meeting each 5-year benchmark;
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2. Annual goals.   Annual goals for wildlife management districts, funding needed to meet the goals and the progress toward meeting the goals;
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3. Deer mortality.   Data on deer mortality, including, but not limited to, predation on deer;
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4. Efforts.   An assessment of the efforts of animal depredation control agents;
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5. Annual flights.   The number of flights made annually by agents of the department to assess the deer population; and
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6. Work with others.   The department’s efforts to work with interest groups regarding predator control.
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SECTION HISTORY
2011, c. 381, §3 (NEW).