Block Island Times

DTF frustrated over lack of reduction in deer herd

The members of the Deer Task Force, frustrated by the fact that attempts to reduce the deer population during the past several years have not gained much traction, have decided to continue a discussion with representatives of the various conservation groups on the island to open up conserved land to hunting. It is a discussion that has been ongoing for at least a decade.
As members of the DTF pointed out at the meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 23,, the deer are quite aware they’re being tracked, and hide out in places where the hunters

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