Mill Creek MetroParks Shares Management Recommendations to Address White-tailed Deer Population

Based upon current survey data regarding overall deer densities, ecosystem health, and public input the MetroParks is recommending the implementation of a facility-based management program to manage white-tailed deer populations on MetroParks properties. This program would employ a combination of proven options based on current scientific research and best management practices approved by the Ohio Division of Wildlife.

The MetroParks website has been updated to include the most recent information regarding white-tailed deer in the MetroParks. Answers to basic questions and supporting documentation regarding the deer population estimates and proposed management options can be found by logging onto the MetroParks website or by scanning the QR code included.