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Ottawa Hills, Village panel considering all options to control deer March 23, 2015 Ohio, Toledo Blade 
... “We put together a standards subcommittee and found that the standard should be between 15 and 20 and we heard that from the nature conservancy that that is a healthy amount of deer,”  [U.S. Forest Service research puts an optimal at 15 to 28 for a forest, a suburban area can support more deer] ... Village councilmen had voted in late 2009 to hire a firm that specializes in selective deer-killing to thin the deer population...  However, opponents gathered enough signatures to place the matter on the November, 2010, ballot...

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