Bloomington, Candidates dodge Griffy deer cull; Linnemeier proposes urban deer solution April 15, 2015 Indiana

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Bloomington, Candidates dodge Griffy deer cull; Linnemeier proposes urban deer solution April 15, 2015 Indiana, The Bloomington Alternative
... John Linnemeier ... offers a “novel approach” to the issue of urban deer: sedating and sterilizing them... a two-year study by a Joint City of Bloomington-Monroe County Deer Task Force ... deer in residential neighborhoods hadn’t reached the “biological carrying capacity – the number of deer the suburban environment could support,” their populations had reached their “social carrying capacity,” ...

Bloomington, Candidate Preview: Bloomington City Council April 16, 2015 Indiana, Indiana Daily Student
... District 4:  Dave Rollo (D): ... chaired the Deer Task Force, the group that allowed the use of lethal force to cull the Bloomington deer population... 

Bloomington, Q&A With Bloomington Mayoral Candidate John LinnemeierApril 20, 2015 Indiana, Indiana Public Media
... When I asked the people at White Buffalo how they were able to overcome the objections of their state Department of Natural Resources, they replied that it was allowed since it was part of a “scientific experiment” of the effects of ovariectomies on urban deer populations. The question is why can’t we get Indiana University, Ball State University or Purdue University to run a similar “experiment ...

Bloomington, Q&A With Bloomington Mayoral Candidate Darryl Neher April 21, 2015 Indiana, Indiana Public Media
... I support only the use of non-lethal measures within the urban environment of Bloomington. Specifically, the Deer Task Force Report proposed non-lethal approaches (including fence height, feeding ban, etc.) that should be considered by City Council. Additionally, Ball State researchers are collecting data concerning urban deer migration that will help guide future policy decisions ... 

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