We contacted the USDA Wildlife Services regarding deer control for our community, and they were kind enough to forward us the following information:
Below are links to the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (DGIF) webpages on nuisance deer and deer hunting regulations. These webpages have excellent information regarding how to reduce damage and control deer populations. Please contact VDGIF if you have any further questions. Deer hunting season is currently in progress.
Nuisance Deer: – https://www.dgif.virginia.gov/wildlife/nuisance/deer/
Deer Hunting Regulations: – https://www.dgif.virginia.gov/hunting/regulations/deer/