New report examines Ann Arbor deer population, control efforts

New report examines Ann Arbor deer population, control efforts, MLive, March 13, 2107A total of 315 deer were detected in Ann Arbor during a population count conducted in early February. That’s more than 50 percent higher than the number of deer spotted during the last count a year earlier. “This does not necessarily reflect a 50% increase in deer abundance, but an increase in detection using adjusted methods.

“White Buffalo’s report indicates the city can assume a rough cost of about $450 per deer culled and $1,200 per deer sterilized.