Charles Island: Connecticut DEP to hunt deer island off Milford February 18, 2011

Connecticut DEP to hunt deer island off Milford  February 18, 2011  Milford-Orange Bulletin  By Brian McCready MILFORD — 

Three wildlife biologists will begin Friday to hunt and shoot at least 16 malnourished deer living on Charles Island, as a national wildlife advocate questioned the “hypocrisy” of the move. 

The DEP, along with Audubon Connecticut and the Connecticut Audubon Society, jointly announced the deer-elimination program
State Department of Environmental ...

Laura Simon, field director of the Urban Wildlife Program for the Humane Society of the United States, said she is not convinced that the DEP could not move the deer or even leave them alone.

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