Controlling Deer Damage In Georgia
White-tailed deer are a valuable natural resource in Georgia. Although these animals sometimes cause damage to agricultural and horticultural operations, deer also provide substantial economic benefits and recreational opportunities for people throughout the state. Through wise management and careful use of control methods, Georgia can continue to have a healthy deer population, profitable agricultural and horticultural operations, and productive gardens. Many control methods are available for both small and large landowners requiring various investments of time and money. Managing deer damage must involve careful assessment of the problem, selection of the most suitable method of population control, exclusion or deterrence, and persistence in following through with the best technique or combination of techniques.
For further information contact the nearest office of the Georgia Wildlife Resources Division, Game Management Section:
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