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Off the Wall News: Michigan city considers birth control to curb deer

November 13th, 2013 10:29 am by ALEX DOTY, Grand Haven Tribune

Off the Wall News: Michigan city considers birth control to curb deer

GRAND HAVEN, Mich. — Representatives of the Humane Society of the United States met with City Council and members of the community on Tuesday to discuss immunocontraception.

“We typically get called into a community where there’s an impasse in deer management,” said Stephanie Boyles Griffin, senior director of wildlife response, innovations and services for the society. “They call us in to see what the potential is for different options.”

In this case, City Councilmen Mike Fritz and John Hierholzer worked to get the Humane Society to come and talk.

“Many say that a bullet is so much cheaper, but it is not always humane,” Fritz said.

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