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The Deer Debate in Cayuga Heights

Shot for a Tulip - the Deer of Cayuga Heights

Village of Cayuga Heights suspends deer-culling plan November 20, 2012 New York, Ithaca Journal
... the Village Board of Trustees announced that after sending consent forms to the owners of the approximately 900 land parcels that make up the municipality, owners of roughly 90 parcels said they would not allow culling on their property.  The board said that while this only constitutes 10 percent of the land in the village, it would limit the number of feasible sites necessary for the culling strategy to succeed.  As a result, the New York State Department of Conservation has approved the village’s request to increase the number of does it may sterilize from 60 to 145 ...