Mt. Lebanon commission, residents debate deer culling February 11, 2015 Pennsylvania

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Mt. Lebanon commission, residents debate deer culling February 11, 2015 Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh Post-Gazett
...controversial corral traps aimed at reducing the community’s deer population.  ... More than 50 people opposed to the plan to trap and euthanize a goal of 150 deer rallied along Washington Boulevard outside the Mr. Lebanon Municipal Building. Armed with results of an online petition signed by more than 3,200 people from across the Internet ...
     Divisive deer plan sparks protest in Mt. Lebanon February 10, 2015 Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
... Tioga County-based Wildlife Specialists, LLC to use baited corrals with remotely triggered gates to capture deer in public parks. The contractors would then shoot the deer with silenced rifles from a position above the 8-foot-high fences.  The company would be paid $500 per deer, up to a maximum of $75,000 for 150 deer ...
     Opponents To Mt. Lebanon Deer Culling Plan Present Petition To Commissioners February 10, 2015 Pennsylvania, CBS Pittsburgh
... “I am thoroughly convinced that firing any kind of lethal weapon in an area this small with this kind of population density is a real problem,” said Bill Noon, who opposes the deer kill plan.  Others are criticizing the method as cruel and inhumane to the animals...

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