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October 17, 2017

"The 450-foot rule, which the Michigan Department of Natural Resources made Ann Arbor follow for the first two culls, limited the areas where shooting could occur in the city, but that's changing."

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October 17, 2017

"Ann Arbor will expand its deer cull in 2018 after the city council voted Monday, Oct. 16, to spend another $35,940 on the contract to have more deer killed."

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February 20, 2017

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A deer found dead near Nichols Arboretum in Ann Arbor was not killed as part of the city's recent deer cull, according to the city.

Daniel Nadelman, a University of Michigan medical student, said last week there was a...

November 11, 2016

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 Arb...

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...

May 13, 2016


Meet "The Deer Doctor!" Join us as we welcome Sandy Baker, a.k.a., “The Deer Doctor” to Ann Arbor.  Throughout the nation, Sandy has successfully helped people solve deer-related gardening challenges.  Her popular seminar, “How to Deer-Proof Your Garden” has been pres...

February 9, 2016


 [Excerpt from OpEd on M-Live. See the full OpEd here.]


Ann Arbor is not just conducting a deer cull. It is an urban cull, which is inherently more complicated than hunts or culls in rural areas. Culling in town, close to dense populations, raises practical issues inc...

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...

February 2, 2016


A cruelty complaint was filed by an Ann Arbor resident who stumbled upon a disturbing scene on Tuesday morning: a young doe, dead in the middle of Ann Arbor’s Leslie Park Golf Course, with a tiny unborn baby deer nearby (graphic photos attached*). She reported walking...

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...

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