New London's The Day weighs in on island deer plan
An editorial that appeared in The Day, a newspaper based in New London, Conn., called the Department of Environmental Management's plan to reduce Block Island's deer "a sound deer plan."
The state Department of Environmental Management (DEM) plan, titled “Block Island Deer Reduction,” will involve a non-recreational hunt with a professional sharpshooting company called White Buffalo, Inc. Preparations will begin in January, and the hunt is scheduled to take place in early February.
The editorial said, "The plan is a practical solution to an unfortunate problem."
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