To help keep the deer population at healthy and tolerable levels in the State of Maryland. We are not out to remove all just enough to maintain level where they and humans can coexist.
To promote the education of non-hunting community to what hunters do and show them we are in it for the best interest of them and the animals. We can meet and talk to you about many types of options Lethal/nonlethal.
To practice Quality Deer Management - a management philosophy/practice that unites landowners, hunters, and managers in a common goal of producing biologically and socially balanced deer herds within existing environmental, social, and legal constraints.
To practice Quality Deer Management - by protecting young bucks combined with an adequate harvest of female deer to maintain a healthy population in balance with existing habitat conditions and landowner desires.
To practice Quality Deer Management - through the production of quality deer (bucks, does, and fawns), quality habitat, quality hunting experiences, and, most importantly, quality hunters.