Staten Island, Kill or fence off? City probes deer damage control November 30, 2015 New York

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Kill or fence off? City probes deer damage control November 30, 2015 New York, Staten Island Advance
... Staten Island's deer could be killed, sterilized or fenced off under damage control measures being explored by the city... The city's strategy for Staten Island's deer must be approved by the state Department of Environmental Conservation, which regulates wildlife. The state will only agree to a management plan that's linked an environmental assessment...
     Federal deer management study released November 30, 2015 New York, silive.com
... Named "White-tailed Deer Damage Management in New York," the analysis looks at potential impacts of alternatives for Wildlife Services involvement in deer damage management ... The public can review on the draft assessment by Jan. 15, 2016. The assessment is here ...


Group wants to 'save' Staten Island deer from slaughter December 1, 2015 New York, Staten Island Advance 
... NYCLASS launched a petition Tuesday calling on the city to give the borough's female deer birth control as a way of controlling the expanding white-tailed herd... Hunting, birth control, sterilization, relocation, fencing and behavior modification are just a few of the options explored by a federal draft assessment on New York deer released on Monday

Staten Island, City launches Staten Island deer web portal December 3, 2015 New York, Staten Island Advance
... The city on Wednesday launched aweb portal to educate locals about living with deer. The site gives tips for "deer coexistence" and outlines what's being done to develop a plan to manage expanding herds on Staten Island and in the Bronx...

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