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Too Many Deer?

Posted Wednesday, November 13, 2013

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Too Many Deer? Hunters are doing their part to thin deer herds in Ohio but, despite record harvests during hunting season, the state's deer population is at an all-time high. That's not good for the deer, who compete for food, or for humans: There are 20,000 deer-car accidents each year in Ohio. Some communities cull herds by shooting them. Should more do that? Would you be in favor? And what about other solutions? Join us Wednesday at 9:00 on The Sound of Ideas.

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Community/Human Interest, Environment, Science

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Jim Bissell, Lake Erie Allegheny Partnership for Biodiversity (LEAP)
Terry Robison, interim director of natural resources, Cleveland Metroparks
Joe Miele, president, CASH, Committee to Abolish Sport Hunting

Additional Information

A sampling of websites with information about deer-resistant plants

Better Homes and Gardens
Cornell University
Graceful Gardens.com
Tips from a master gardener

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