Ross may revisit deer-feeding ban July 31, 2011 Pennsylvania





Ross may revisit deer-feeding ban July 31, 2011 Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
...the commissioners are revisiting an ordinance, narrowly rejected in 2008, that would make it illegal to place "fruit, grain, mineral, salt, salt stick, vegetable or other material outdoors ... for the purpose of attracting or feeding deer."...If approved, Ross would become the first community in Pennsylvania to impose a deer-feeding ban, said Gary Fujak, a wildlife conservation officer for the Pennsylvania Game Commission. State game officials are not aware of any other communities looking to adopt a similar ordinance....Allegheny County is bucking a statewide trend that showed the deer population decreasing 25 percent from 1.4 million in 2002 to 1.1 million in 2008...

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