Fall in Fairfax County means more than just colorful foliage. Our bustling deer population is gearing up for the mating season, known as the "rut," and is becoming exceptionally active. These graceful creatures are on the move during those precious pre-dawn to mid-morning and dusk to early evening hours, which coincides with many residents' daily commutes. Be extra vigilant, as around half of all deer-vehicle collisions occur during the months of October, November, and December. For insights on deer and their management in Fairfax County, explore more at Deer-Vehicle Collisions web site.
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