The city monitors White-Tailed Deer population growth and acts in accordance with the Maryland policy. A game camera monitors the population and informs the Deer Population Estimate Survey.
The area wildlife help maintain a healthy ecosystem, but something that can become a nuance. We have put together tips to help residents coexist with our wildlife.
Deterrent and Prevention
Taste or odor repellent are humane forms of control designed to repel deer and coyotes from an area. You can find repellents at sporting goods stores.
Fencing or Physical Barriers
A fence or other barrier can prevent unwanted animals from entering a location. If you're protecting a garden, consider constructing a fence around the garden. Depending on the barrier and placement, a permit may be required.