Mt. Lebanon might add sharpshooting to deer efforts August 12, 2015 Pennsylvania

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Mt. Lebanon might add sharpshooting to deer efforts August 12, 2015 Pennsylvania, The Almanac
... The USDA previously conducted sharpshooting in Mt. Lebanon during 2007-08, and Commissioner Dave Brumfield cast doubts on that program’s effectiveness.  “I don’t think you can begin to imagine that the USDA will take 200 deer,” ...
     Mt. Lebanon commissioners to consider deer management plan on Sept. 8 August 12, 2015 Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
... Sept. 8 promises to be an eventful night for Mt. Lebanon and its deer population.
Commissioners will hear three proposals: one for a managed archery deer hunt, one for sharpshooters and one for non-lethal surgical sterilization or contraception... The previous sharpshooting was discontinued because of commissioners' and residents' safety concerns ... 
     Mt. Lebanon considering sharpshooters for deer managementAugust 11, 2015 Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
... will consider contracting sharpshooters through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s wildlife service ... While the commission has said its goal is to reduce the number of deer versus vehicle collisions by 50 percent in five years, 10 residents ... spoke out against the culling program, saying that bows and bullets flying through the community presents an even more serious safety issue ...


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