The plan would open more land for hunting, but also use deer contraceptives — shot by dart guns or ingested — to prevent pregnancy.
A bumper crop of Bambis has drivers on alert this deer mating season, and many people have said that they are seeing more than in years past.
Residents are upset that bow-hunting is being allowed closer to homes inside a recently-renovated nature trail in Kings Park, Long Island.
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.
We’ve all seen deer, but the doe Shirley Lowell spotted in the woods near her yard in Danbury last weekend was something else.
Officials believe the surgical sterilization of female deer is the best solution to its population problem, calling it a good middle ground between killing the animals and doing nothing.
The female fawn weighed one pound at birth, and could reach 20 pounds as an adult.
Heavy snow and red tape resulted in a disappointingly slow start for a pioneering program in Westchester County to use birth control as a no-kill way to thin the numbers of deer.
Hastings-on-Hudson is implementing a technique called immunocontraception, a vaccine that would prevent deer from becoming pregnant for two years.
An ambitious plan to eliminate about 10 percent of the estimated 30,000 white-tailed deer inundating eastern Long Island has been severely scaled back.
For the seventh year in a row, the county is allowed 15 trained hunters to kill deer in the South Mountain and Hilltop reservations.
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.
Two deer got stuck in the foundation for a house under construction on Long Island Wednesday.
An unlikely guest recently barged into a New Jersey yogurt store, and the visit was all caught on surveillance video.
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation says at least one of the fawns was chased with a vehicle and captured alongside a fence. Photos show one of the suspects holding a “stressed” yearling.