“Heights deer plan hearing draws a herd”

Heights deer plan hearing draws a herd by Rachel Stern for the Ithaca Journal:

Among possible techniques is catching deer in nets or livestock corrals, then killing them with a specialized device called a captive bolt gun applied to the animal’s head.

“This is an overreaction by people to control a small part of nature. The damage caused by deer is insignificant compared to storms. This is the most arrogant thing I have ever seen,” said [Ralph] Bishop, who has lived in the village for 37 years.

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