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Annual deer-culling effort begins in Fairfax

The Fairfax County Deer Management Archery Program began Sept. 10 and will run through Feb. 18. Under the oversight of the Fairfax County Police Department, in collaboration with the Fairfax County Park Authority, NOVA Parks and other public landholders, the...

Police: Leave newborn deer alone, they’re doing fine

Fawning season is here, and the Fairfax County Animal Protection Police and wildlife-management specialist have begun receiving many calls about white-tailed deer fawns on residential property. White-tailed deer fawns are born April through July, with most fawns born in May...

Letter: Don’t scapegoat deer for presence in community

Editor: Though I share Phil Klingelhofer’s concerns regarding deer overbrowsing in Arlington’s urban forests , it’s important not to scapegoat deer for this human-engineered outcome. Moreover, Arlington has predators – coyotes – so lack of predation isn’t necessarily the real...

Letter: Deer overpopulation presents multiple threats

Editor: The Feb. 24 article combines incomplete information and inflammatory statements in an effort to downplay or dismiss the threat that deer overpopulation presents for Arlington’s local natural areas. In fact, the drone survey conducted by a contractor for...

Staff not sure deer-culling is the way to go

As an advocacy group presses to cull the deer population in Arlington – by as much as 80 percent – county staff say the data collected so far do not necessarily suggest such an effort is warranted. “There’s a lot...

Editor’s Notebook: When you send in Stamos, you mean business

I can see how the leadership structure in Loudoun County, particularly its school district, would be unnerved by the investigation launched by new Virginia Attorney General Jason Miyares over the handling of sexual-assault cases in the school system. A number...

Car gets the worst of collision with deer

A motorist was traveling eastbound on Maple Avenue, E., on Nov. 27 at 5:55 p.m. when the vehicle struck a deer that ran across the roadway near Follin Lane, S.E. The vehicle was disabled by the collision and the deer...

Deer causes mayhem at barbershop, then escapes

A deer broke through the storefront window of Clip & Style Barber Shop, 116 Branch Road, S.E., on Nov. 6 at 1:03 p.m., then ran around the salon and back out the window, Vienna police said. The deer struck one...

Fairfax deer-culling effort to resume

The Fairfax County government’s annual deer-management archery program is slated to run from Sept. 11 to Feb. 19, conducted in parks and other locations throughout the county. The program is overseen by the Fairfax County Police Department in collaboration with...

Drones set to survey Arlington deer population

The buzzing you hear isn’t the sound of cicadas. No, those little buggers won’t be out of the ground for several weeks, assuming all goes according to plan. Nope, the buzzing sound will be that of drones circling overhead, as...
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