Southampton drafts deer plan with hunting, contraception, road signs November 10, 2014 New York

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... may hold a public hearing next month... recommends expanding the range of public lands where hunters can kill deer ... an experimental technique that uses dart guns to administer vaccines that stop reproduction could work in areas inaccessible to hunters.  It also says the town could study "4-Poster" stations ...

Southampton Officials Develop New Plan For Addressing Deer Problem. First, federal sharpshooters took aim at Long Island's ever-growing deer population. But that failed amid protests and lawsuits. Now there's a new "game" plan. Southampton officials, looking for common ground between hunters and animal lovers, have created a new proposal to thin the herd of tens of thousands of deer. CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports. - November 11, 2014

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