Ottawa County park deer hunt is 'beyond reckless' opponents argue September 7, 2012 Michiga

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Ottawa County park deer hunt is 'beyond reckless' opponents argueSeptember 7, 2012 Michigan, MLive.com
...“It is beyond reckless and irresponsible to endanger citizens,” said Susan Rhem-Westhoff ... Parks Commission natural resources supervisor Melanie Manion said last week that the current number of deer at the park is too high to sustain a healthy ecosystem ... Regina Sjoberg, a Ferrysburg City Council member ... says the county’s position on deer population is vague, and that a true count of deer in the area is needed before a hunt is pursued... 

North Ottawa Dunes, Deer hunting at park sparks safety concernsSeptember 7, 2012 Michigan, WZZM
... Kim Dake says she enjoys the tranquility of North Ottawa Dunes as she walks her dog. However, she says that peaceful feeling has turned to fear after learning the park would be open to hunting later this year... Ferrysburg city council member Regina Sjoberg isn't convinced hunting will solve the problem. "If you kill more deer, then more are born, because they have more food," 


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