North Haven Considers Deer Management Solutions July 18, 2013 New York

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The Sag Harbor Express-3 hours ago
... Methods including birth control, trap and relocate, and fencing were all determined to be either ineffective or too costly. [non-lethal control for urban deer]  The two approaches deemed plausible by the committee are the reduction of the deer herd through increased hunting in North Haven and the reducing of the density of ticks through the use of the 4-Poster program.  A 2013 aerial deer count found there to be 104 deer in the 2.6-mile peninsula of North Haven. That number has fallen considerably from just 1995, when local officials counted a deer population of around 450 ...

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