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Ann Arbor Releases Results Of Aerial Survey Of Deer Herds

Feb 22, 2016

Credit Maurita Holland / Washtenaw Citizens for Ecological Balance

Ann Arbor’s deer population is now roughly around 202 animals, according to the results of a visual survey by city employees.

 

 

The city released the outcome of the aerial survey today. 51 deer have been killed since a controversial cull began in January.

 

 

Results of the Ann Arbor 2016 Aerial Survey
Credit City of Ann Arbor

Fourteen Ann Arbor parks will remain closed after 4 PM from Monday through Friday for federal marksmen to continue thinning deer herds. The cull ends March 1.

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