Ogden Dunes debating deer cull November 7, 2011 Indiana

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Ogden Dunes debating deer cull November 7, 2011 Indiana, nwitimes.com

... The permit allows for the killing of 40 deer in an area called Serenity Park... After several hours of discussion, the Town Council voted 4-1 in favor of the ordinance amendment [allowing firearms] ... A vote on whether or not to allow the cull will take place at a future meeting, officials said. Supporters of the deer cull cited public health concerns such as ticks and a spike in Lyme disease [deer cull not effective for Lyme control, see research page], the negative impact of deer on resident living and overall imbalance in the area's natural environment and vegetation.

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