Marietta: It's time to test to hunt deer within city limits August 27, 2011 Oregon

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Marietta: It's time to test to hunt deer within city limits August 27, 2011 Oregon, Marietta Times

...In 2005, state wildlife officials estimated there were as many as 1000 deer living within the 10 square miles that make up Marietta. Dean Sinclair, wildlife and forestry specialist for Washington Soil and Water District, said he did not have a current estimate..."Deer would eat anything I planted," she said. "They really liked my tulips and other flowering bulbs ... It isn't much of a problem anymore." Hohman said since the city adopted an ordinance in 2005 that allows for in-town archery deer hunting, the number of deer in her neighborhood has dwindled considerably...

Deer Census August 30, 2011 Oregon, KDRV
... one group is setting out to count these wild creatures, in an effort to find ways in which the city can better relate to its wildlife. The count is scheduled for October ...Dan Makay has lived in Ashland for 45 years and his garden is constantly visited by deer, so he's fenced everything. he believes this census could only bring about vital information....

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