Cornell UniversityThe Nature Conservancy

Community Example: Leavenworth, Kansas

Key facts

  • Community Size: Medium city (10,000 to 50,000 people)
  • Region: Midwest
    • Plan established in 2004

    The Urban Deer Management Program in Leavenworth, Kansas (approximate population 36,000) was initiated in 2004 in an effort to reduce the scope and frequency of deer-related problems, including deer-vehicle collisions and damage to landscaping, flowers and gardens. Leavenworth’s is an archery-only program, occurs on both private and public lands and is overseen by a 7-member Deer Management Advisory Committee.