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October 26, 2016

Ann Arbor could end up spending more than $250,000 on deer management efforts in 2017.

The city's staff presented updated budget calculations at a City Council work session Monday night, Oct. 24, showing $258,545 in expected costs if the city carries out a combination l...

October 15, 2016

Following a controversial inaugural deer cull last winter, Ann Arbor officials are planning to take a combination approach this coming year, using both lethal and nonlethal methods to control the deer population.City Administrator Howard Lazarus laid out the city's 201...

July 14, 2016

Council Member Chuck Warpehoski, who supports conducting annual culls to reduce the city's deer population, is defending his seat against challenger Kevin Leeser, who doesn't believe killing deer should be a city priority.

"We have bigger fish to fry right now than deer...

April 6, 2016


The city of Ann Arbor has launched a new online survey, asking residents for their opinions about the recent deer cull.


And the city has taken extra measures this time to make sure the survey isn't biased, city officials said.

The survey, posted on the city's A2 Open C...

February 2, 2016

[Excerpt and photo from M-Live. Read the full article here.]


The shooting of deer that's happening right now in Ann Arbor parks and nature areas is expected to be the first in a series of annual culls.



That's the city's plan.


But citizens against killing deer in Ann A...

January 28, 2016

[Excerpt from M-Live. Read the full article here. Photo by Jennifer MacNeill on Flickr]


The city of Ann Arbor has responded to a new lawsuit over the city's deer cull, continuing to defend the ongoing shooting of deer in city parks.


The city's latest court fi...

January 27, 2016

[Photo and exerpt from M-Live. Read the entire article here.]


The city of Ann Arbor is facing another lawsuit over its decision to hire sharpshooters to kill up to 100 deer in city parks.


The new lawsuit — the second against the city over the deer cull — was filed in W...

January 26, 2016

[Excerpt and photo by M-Live. Read the full article here.]


Residents who live near the Leslie Park Golf Course in Ann Arbor, one of the sites where the city's deer cull is underway, stumbled upon a gruesome scene Tuesday morning.


A torn-apart deer carcass in the middle...

December 24, 2015

[Excerpted from M-Live. Full article here.]


The Michigan Department of Natural Resources on Wednesday issued a two-month permit allowing the city of Ann Arbor to bring sharpshooters into city parks to shoot up to 100 deer — with some restrictions.


Most notably, shootin...

November 20, 2015


[Excerpt from M-Live. Read full article here]


Ann Arbor's plan to shoot 100 deer in city parks this winter doesn't mean deer are going to entirely disappear from the city.


City officials acknowledge there still will be deer around to munch on residents' landscaping an...

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