Long Islalnd, Sharpshooters set sights on East End deer; concerns abound in towns October 20, 2013 New York,

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Long Islalnd, Sharpshooters set sights on East End deer; concerns abound in towns October 20, 2013 New York, East End Beacon
... A proposal by the Long Island Farm Bureau to bring in sharpshooters from the United States Department of Agriculture to kill deer throughout the East End has risen to the forefront of serious options being considered, but there is concern among the public that such culling is not necessarily effective...  spend $200,000 in state grant money to bring in USDA sharpshooters to towns and villages... Mr. Gergela acknowledged that deer fences the Farm Bureau helped to build along farmland do protect crops ...


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