Mt. Lebanon commissioners consider 3 proposals to reduce deer September 9, 2015 Pennsylvania

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Mt. Lebanon commissioners consider 3 proposals to reduce deer September 9, 2015 Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
... By a vote of 4 to 1, the board approved a controlled archery hunt organized by White Buffalo... The cost to the municipality will be about $15,000... Commissioners passed 3 to 2 an initiative to request proposals from wildlife sharpshooter groups... 
Mt. Lebanon approves archery, wants more data on sterilization, sharpshootersSeptember 9, 2015 Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 
...  Commissioners rejected a proposal from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to cull deer, but is inviting proposals from other sharpshooters... Of 75 archers who applied to participate, 11 were chosen ... Commissioners voted 3 to 2 in favor of accepting a Humane Society proposal for program, which would involved sterilization, immunocontraception or both...
    Mt. Lebanon turns to archers in controlling deer population September 9, 2015 Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
... The USDA said it preferred the roving trucks to tree stands because a driver, a spotter and a shooter are involved, improving safety ... “We have a very effective, humane and innovative project to address and stabilize the deer population through a nonlethal method,” said Kristen Tullo, state director for the Humane Society... DeNicola said that with sufficient funding, reaching the entire female deer population would be feasible and could reach Mt. Lebanon's goal in five years...
     Mt. Lebanon to hear about sterilization to curb deer September 8, 2015 Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
... Kristen Tullo, newly installed Pennsylvania director of the Humane Society of the United States, is looking for a place to test an untried, experimental five-year deer sterilization program...  “What we want to study — what we want to learn — is what happens in an open system with the movement of animals. Can [that procedure] still reduce the population?” 


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