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Sharpshooters Will Begin Setting Bait For Deer Cull
Updated November 5, 2014 9:34 AM
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(BLOOMINGTON) - Sharpshooters from White Buffalo Inc. will begin culling deer at Griffy Lake Nature Preserve in an effort to control the population and preserve the park's ecosystem.

The Bloomington Board of Park Commissioners unanimously approved a $31,000 sharpshooting contract with White Buffalo, a nonprofit wildlife management company to kill up to 100 deer.

President of White Buffalo Tony DeNicola says his team has already conducted three site visits at Griffy to survey the topography of the land and determine areas to set up bait stations which will happen sometime between November 15 through February 28.

The exact date of the hunts will not be made public, for safety issues. The park will be closed to the public the days of the hunt.

All deer killed will be processed and the meat donated to Hoosier Hills Food Bank.

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