Rose Valley oks fall deer cull September 20, 2011 Pennsylvania

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Rose Valley oks fall deer cull September 20, 2011 Pennsylvania, Delco News Network
...Rose Valley Council voted 5-0 to approve bow and arrow harvesting on borough land....The population, at an all-time high and probably still increasing, has resulted in extreme forest degradation. Their intrusion has caused an ongoing decline in tree regeneration, understory health and wildlife habitat quality....Controlling the herd is also a safety issue. Deer have been involved in vehicle accidents on Rose Valley Road and the spread of Lyme disease is a continuing concern. [deer cull not effective for Lyme, see research page]

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