September 1, 2021 In Conservation 101
Think white-tailed deer were always so common? Think again!
- In the early 1900s, deer populations were at historic lows because of unregulated harvest.
Fact: Biologists estimated that there were 500,000 deer US.
- During the next century, conservationists and hunters worked together to help deer populations recover.
Fact: Today there are an estimated 30,000,000 deer in the US.