It's Still Deer Hunting Season - Please Take Safety Precautions

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Please wear Blaze Orange when in the woods or on Town trails!

This is a reminder that deer hunting season is well underway. Please take precautions - wear Blaze Orange when in the woods or on the Town's trails.

Special reminder: The trails of Hanover's Conservation lands, including Trescott Water Company Lands, re open o all outdoor enthusiasts, hunters and hikers alike.

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For information about how we an reduce deer overpopulation in Hanover, see Host Don't Post, located on the homepage of the Biodiversity Subcommittee of the Conservation Commission. Also check out Deer Management ad Forest Health Management for more detailed information.

This year's deer hunting season dates:

  • Archery Season: September 15 to December 15 (any deer: doe, buck or yearling)
  • Muzzleloader Season: October 28 to November 7 (any deer: Oct. 28-31 only)
  • Firearm Season: November 8 to December 3 (any deer: Nov. 8-11 only)

Hanover landowners: If you are concerned about the number of deer in Hanover and you have enough land for hunting, please consider inviting hunters onto your property. You can instruct them when to hunt, where to hunt and you can require them to take does to help reduce the deer population.


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