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The Village of East Hampton has launched a plan to sterilize female deer as a population control method. (Credit: CBS 2)

Group Collects Over $110,000 To Sterilize Deer In East Hampton

Donations have exceeded expectations in an unusual fundraiser on Long Island, in which a group is raising money to capture and sterilize deer and then set them free.

09/19/2014

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Federal Sharpshooters To Help Control Deer Population On L.I.’s East End

As many as 3,000 deer will be killed during the hunt, which begins in February. Officials said the overpopulation has been blamed for the spread of Lyme disease, damage to crops and car accidents.

12/10/2013

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City To Send Out Plane To Look For Deer On Staten Island

With Staten Island deer sightings on the rise, officials plan to start keeping track of animals from the sky.

10/21/2013

Deer (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Westchester Mayor Proposes Injecting Deer With Birth Control

The mayor of a Westchester County town has proposed a plan to inject deer with birth control, in an effort to reduce their population.

07/06/2013

Deer (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Hastings-on-Hudson Considers Contraceptive To Control Deer Population

Mayor Peter Swiderski said the overpopulation of deer is diminishing the quality of life for residents in the community.

12/13/2012