The most popular form of deer control is hunting. Hunting is a helpful management tool for keeping deer from becoming overpopulated. When European settlers arrived, the deer were hunted for meat and hide without thinking of management. After 100 years, deer were threatened with extinction in N.C. Today deer populations are 1.25 million in NC. Hunting can help regulate this population if done correctly.
Before Mayflower Landed, Indians had a Saying "you only killed what you can eat, so that you can eat tomorrow', the forest itself did not provide the optimum habitat necessary to maintain the deer population. The Deer’s were abundant, in areas were forest fires, lightening fires and other catastrophes had started to destroy parts of the forest canopy. Natural enemies of the predators of the deer like the cougars, wolves, coyotes also played a big part in regulating the population and keeping the herds relatively balanced withe habitat. As the south grew, The farmers began the grow crops, and then the war started, the need for cotton began the escalate, so land became a dire need, so the deer habitat once again was threaten, with no food to eat the nutrition stopped the production of the population, so the declining the herds once again was falling. Men hunting deer for meat was still a necessity for most families for survival was still prevalent.
Another problem is that some taxpayers are against the reintroduction because it cost them money to get the wolves back into the park. Another issue for taxpayers is that they have to pay for the damage the wolves do to the farmer’s animals. The pro for the reintroduction is the ecosystem is healthier. With the reintroduction, the wolf hunts sick deer and elk. The weak are sorted out and the strong survive.
PETA, and other organizations like them, think that hunting is a cruel and inhumane, and a non-effective way of controlling the whitetail deer population. Hunting is the primary source of conservation and income for the national fish and wildlife service. Let’s look at a couple ways that hunting provides an effective wildlife management tool. To begin, at the beginning of the 20th century there were an estimated 500,000 deer left in the US, because of conservation efforts led by hunters, there are more than 44 million in America today. Furthermore, hunting helps highway safety.
Deer stay in a mile square because that is their terriory. So every time they move out of that terriory they have to make a new one and it makes other bucks think that they are still there. But usally the deer will go back to their original territory. Does urinate all over to mark their territory so that other does don't cross onto their designated area. So that other does dont take their bucks.
The most commonly known hunting is for white-tail deer. It is celebrated as if it were a widespread national holiday all around the world. Let’s start off with the types of gun you can use to hunt. For deer hunting, a .22 caliber rifle is adequate, but isn’t recommended. Some great guns for hunting deer are .458 magnums, .32 Win.
2. Th... ... middle of paper ... ... was worth paying for the extra hunting license fees. Transition: In conclusion, now see why overpopulation of deer in Alabama is bad, and why it is good to be a active hunter in Alabama. Conclusion I. I hope I have persuaded you enough to become an active hunter, or at least try out hunting at least once. A.
But in reality, it is the reason the wildlife they see are not extinct. Harvesting game not only benefits the hunter with the meat, but also the land, the wildlife, and controls the game population; therefore, without it wildlife would starve, and land would not be managed. Hunting manages land in many ways. Around seventy-three percent of funding for all wildlife programs comes from the sale of hunting licenses and trapping licenses fees from the Pittman-Robertson federal excise tax on sport hunting devices and ammunition. Less than one percent of funding comes from the states general fund.
In most places, though deer simply no longer occurred. When the deer was on the verge of extension in Kentucky, the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources stepped in. They tried to save the deer in Kentucky and they succeeded. They regulated the hunting seasons and the amount of game allowed to kill. Today we have an abundance of deer in Kentucky, we have about 450,000 deer.
Bow hunting for whitetail deer is both a challenge and a passionate sport for me. One challenge comes when you want to hunt whitetails and cannot find a place to hunt. Every hunter has been in this position at one time or another, for whatever reason. The good news is there are places to hunt locally, if you have the patience and knowledge to do so. The areas that I want to talk about are state-owned game areas.