Hastings: The Buck to Stops Here August 10, 2011 New York

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Hastings: The Buck to StopsHere August 10, 2011 New York, Patch.com

Hastings board determined to find a viable solution to growing concerns over deer populations...[according to] New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) laws, a municipality must have a 500-foot radius of open space around a hunter [none in Hastings]... the mayor also raised the idea of immuno-contraception, which he said has found instances of success across areas of New York State and the country, seems to pose minimal negative impact on the community versus other hunting methods. However, this method is still in its experimental stages and has yet to be approved by the DEC. “We would like to experiment and try something that will work for us...

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