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Deer Hunting Continues in Durand Eastman Park

Jan 18, 2001

Rochester NY – The " Bait and Shoot" program will continue in the town of Irondequoit. That was the decision of the Monroe County Long Term Deer Management Advisory Task Force. The " Bait and Shoot" program started eight years ago in an attempt to thin the deer population at Durand Eastman Park. Figures released by the County shows that 845 deer have been killed resulting from the " Bait and Shoot " program since 1993..