As per the City's website, there will be a special City Council session on Monday, November 14 at 7 p.m. to hold a public hearing regarding Ann Arbor's deer management plan, the proposed contract with White Buffalo and NatureWrite and funding deer management in Ann Arbor. All interested are encouraged to attend. The meeting will be held at Larcom City Hall, Council Chambers 2nd floor, 301 E. Huron Street at 7 p.m. on Monday, November 14. Members of the public are each allowed
[Excerpt from M-Live. See full article here] ROCHESTER HILLS — A family called the police after finding a large buck that had been shot in their backyard. Tammy and Mark Trudeau tell WDIV-TV that before police or Department of Natural Resources officials could arrive, a man driving a Nissan SUV drove through their yard and scooped the deer up in their subdivision near Avon and Old Perch roads. The Oakland County Sheriff's Office confirmed the incident over the phone Thursday
[Exerpt from article on The Bridge.] Recently, city government voted to reduce Ann Arbor’s deer population by putting sharpshooters in community parks. Though we’re not at biological carrying capacity and certainly don’t have an overpopulation, and council members admit this is not driven by neither public health nor safety, they have decided to kill the deer in order to save the plants they are eating. This is not just about tulips, but an alarming new trend — what I call th
Miss last Sunday's meeting at the Lighthouse Center? Folks there are inviting all those committed to saving the deer to a meeting this Sunday, November 22, 2-4 p.m. The Lighthouse Center is at 740 East Shore Drive; Whitmore Lake, MI 48189. Please RSVP to Lawabrams@comcast.net. [Photo by Heather Buckley on Flickr] #deer #meeting #lighthousecenter
Though often thought of as just for dogs and cats, the roots of humane societies actually began with horses and livestock. Only decades later did most of them get involved with sheltering dogs and cats. Yet some insist that places like the Humane Society of Huron Valley shouldn't be concerned about the welfare of all animals -- just hte indoor ones. Why is that, and how can we as a society continue to expand the circle of compassion? This interesting article discusses the nee
Not only did one nature-loving guy manage to single-handedly rehabilitate an injured deer who was abandoned by her family, but he also managed to capture the entire story of compassion and healing on camera. Read the full story on The Dodo #deer #rescue #fawn #cute #sweet
[Excerpt from M-Live article here] Before the Ann Arbor City Council votes on an ordinance moratorium to allow sharpshooters in city parks to kill deer this winter, citizens will have another chance to speak out. The council voted 10-0 Monday night to schedule another public hearing on the issue following more than a year of community discussions and emotional debate. The next public hearing on the controversial topic will be held at the council's meeting at 7 p.m. Nov. 5 on
(Excerpt from M-Live article) With Ann Arbor officials making plans to hire sharpshooters to kill 100 deer this winter, "stop the shoot" has become the official battle cry of animal rights activists. "Stop the shoot" yard signs, which are being distributed by the Humane Society of Huron Valley, are starting to pop up around town. And joining the HSHV in the fight against the deer cull are groups from here to Wisconsin. "It is our responsibility to stop it!" reads a new websit
[Excerpt from the Tehachapi News] Bear Valley Springs Police said they arrested a 73-year-old man on suspicion of shooting and killing a female deer in his front yard — after the deer ate apples from his tree. Interim Chief Jeff Kermode said officers arrived at the home of Billy Dean at about 6:30 p.m. Sept. 9 in the 23700 block of Lakeview Drive. They found the dead female deer and her two young fawns standing by her body. Officers said Dean had consumed alcohol before the i
An unusual pair is turning heads and melting hearts in Covert.
There’s no question that ever since photos of the dog and fawn running down the streets of Covert emerged on Wednesday, that they’ve captured hearts all over West Michigan and literally stopped traffic in the streets.
“It was pretty amazing,” said Officer Jason Gardner, Covert Police Department, “it made all the worries of the day go away.”
“As I got closer I was totally amazed,” said Dale Clayton, who sn