One response per household, please.
What is your County of residence?
2*. What is your Municipality of residence?
How long have you resided there?
40 or more years
During the time you have resided there, have you experienced an
increase in deer related problems?
Have any members of your household had Lyme Disease or other tick-borne
If "yes" to the above question, how many?
11 or more
Have any members of your household been involved in a deer-vehicle
collision in your township/borough/city?
If "yes" to the above question please answer the following:
More than 5
If a member of your household struck a deer outside of your township/borough/city,
in which county (or counties) did the accident(s) occur? Choose
all that apply:
Have deer caused landscape or garden damage at your residence over
the past 5 years?
If yes to the above question, what would you estimate the cost of
all landscape or garden damage in the past 5 years to be?
Select dollar amount
less than 1000
More than 5000
Please check any of the statements below that relate to your experiences
with deer and gardening or landscaping?
My gardening has not been affected
I no longer plant a garden because of deer
I have used deer-resistant plants and repellents
I have put up fences or devices to scare the deer
I have used other means to overcome deer browse on my property
My efforts to prevent deer damage have been:
Does anyone in your household feed deer?
Do you think the size of the deer population in your municipality
is a problem?
Does anyone in your household hunt deer?
Do you allow deer hunting on your property?
If "no" to question above, what factors might encourage
you as a property owner to open your land to hunting? (check all
Have you incurred other deer-related expenses, such as fencing costs,
Select Dollar Amt.
10,000 or more
Do you feel the present size of the deer herd in your municipality
has a negative impact on the following:
a. Real estate values
b. Gardening and landscaping
c. Outdoor activities
e. The natural landscape and environment
f. Long-term ecologic/economic preservation of our community
Which statement best fits your attitude on our local deer population?
Deer do not cause any problems and nothing needs to be done.
Deer cause some problems but not enough to worry about.
Deer cause many problems and solutions are needed.
Would you attend a presentation on the possibility of a deer management
program for your township/borough/city or county?
Who do you feel is responsible for taking action to reduce damage
and accidents caused by deer?
All of the above
not think deer cause problems that require action on anyone's part
you for completing this survey.
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