“AWLA states that “that hunting deer can negatively impact other animals such as snakes, salamanders, amphibians, and many invertebrates.” Not true. All the evidence, including numerous peer-reviewed scientific studies, shows the exact opposite: Deer overpopulation has devastating effects on the songbirds, small mammals, reptiles, amphibians, insects, and other creatures that depend upon the understory habitat that overpopulations of deer destroy.” — Arlington County Forestry and Natural Resources Commission
In Episode 375 of District of Conservation, Gabriella analyzes two stories. First, the Department of Education’s latest policy defunding school archery and hunting programs using the “Bipartisan Safer Communities Act.” Second, the brewing Arlington County deer war over whether or not to manage this Northern Virginia town’s overpopulated deer population.
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EP 385: Ashley Hlebinsky, Firearms Historian & Industry Consultant – District of Conservation
- EP 385: Ashley Hlebinsky, Firearms Historian & Industry Consultant
- EP 384: The Antiquities Act Needs Congressional Oversight
- EP 383: Great Smokies Vacation, Western Caucus, Stop 30 by 30 Summit
- EP 382: Power the Future with Rick Whitbeck
- EP 381: Save School Archery & Hunting Programs ft. Rep. Mark Green
Photo Credit: Gabriella Hoffman / July 2018
Gabriella Hoffman is a Media Strategist and Award-Winning Outdoor Writer.
She hosts the “District of Conservation” podcast and CFACT’s original YouTube series “Conservation Nation.”
Learn more about her work at http://www.gabriellahoffman.com