Our Mission

Our mission is to provide a safe and effective deer management service that will reduce and maintain the Whitetail Deer population to an ecologically balanced and healthy level.

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Develop a general awareness of the wildlife management role of bowhunting in suburban settings

Reduce and maintain the Whitetail deer population in Northern Virginia

Restore a proper balance of wildlife within this geographical area

Promote a positive image
of bowhunting and bowhunters

Membership with SWM

Experienced bowhunters may apply for membership with Suburban Whitetail Management. All applications are reviewed by the SWM Governing Committee and membership is granted solely by invitation of the Board of Directors. Membership requirements include:

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Have prior big game hunting experience with a bow and arrow
  • Have completed necessary bowhunter education courses
  • Pass a shooting proficiency test
  • Pass a background check

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Are You A Property Owner?

If you are a property owner experiencing problems with whitetail deer and your property is in the Northern Virginia area, SWM may be able to help.

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Are You A Property Developer?

As suburban development begins and proceeds, deer activity is disrupted. Prudent developers will deal with the deer population before, during, and after development.

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Help Support SWM

Suburban Whitetail Management is an all-volunteer, nonprofit, liability-insured corporation dedicated to reducing the damage to home and property caused by an overpopulation of suburban deer herds.

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