Vassar, Deer Cull to take place on Farm during Winter Break November 7, 2012

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Vassar, Deer Cull to take place on Farm during Winter Break November 7, 2012 The Miscellany News
... Dean of Strategic Planning and Academic Resources Marianne Begemann sent an email to the Vassar community stating that a deer cull will take place on the Vassar Farm and Ecological Preserve (VFEP) ... One student brought up other methods for maintaining the deer population, such as birth control or a fence, but Begemann said that both would not be feasible for the College at this time. Birth control, which may be in the form of spaying, would only be implemented as a research initiative, something the College is not currently equipped to do, and that a fence would disrupt the movement of other wildlife to and from the Farm,  ... [easy to build deer proof fence that allows smaller animals to pass]

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