Fargo, History Behind the Deer Management Program June 9, 2011 North Dakota

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History Behind the Deer Management Program June 9, 2011 North Dakota Urban
History Behind the Deer Management Program.


In 2005, the City of Fargo Board of Commissioners was petitioned by citizens to address the...This group discussed the following possibilities for reducing the number of deer within the city 
of Fargo:
     • Live trapping and relocation of deer.
     • Deer contraception.
     • Herd reduction through harvest by archery 
Randy Kreil of the North Dakota Game and Fish Department discussed the options of live trapping and contraception of deer. In his professional opinion these options where very costly and required extensive manpower. The group ruled out these two options.



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