The Darien Deer Management Committee collects scientific data and develops ways to reduce the over-abundant deer population.

Concerns involve tick-borne diseases, deer-vehicle collisions, plus damage to woodlands and landscapes through over-foraging. To curtail the spread of Lyme disease, the committee reports the deer density must be reduced.  For more information, visit

Darien is a member of a Fairfield County group that deals with the health, safety, and ecological issues relating to the county deer population. For information, visit