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Fairfax City will sterilize, not hunt deer

Fairfax City will surgically sterilize deer in an effort to control the local deer population - the first locality in the state to try the method.

Thursday - 12/12/2013, 12:22am EST

Tags: deer, deer dilemma, Fairfax City, michelle basch

Study aims to end Rock Creek Park deer hunt

A deer hunt in D.C.'s Rock Creek Park that started in March and stopped for the summer is expected to resume this fall.But opponents who tried to stop the hunt in court and failed are trying again.

Tuesday - 08/06/2013, 09:10am EDT

Tags: michelle basch, Rock Creek Park, National Park Service

National Park Service releases deer death count

The National Park Service initially hoped to remove 60 deer from Rock Creek Park, but Park Service spokeswoman Carol Johnson says officials are still pleased with the results.

Monday - 04/01/2013, 08:48pm EDT

Tags: Rock Creek Park, National Park Service, shooting, michelle basch

Marion Barry: Twitter remark about park service inappropriate

D.C. Councilmember Marion Barry says he did not personally send tweets from his account criticizing the National Park Service about a Rock Creek Park deer hunt.

Friday - 03/29/2013, 06:20am EDT

Tags: marion barry, D.C. Council, National Park Service, Rock Creek Park

NPS: Safety is top priority in Rock Creek deer hunt

The shooting and killing of deer in Rock Creek Park will resume Friday evening, with safety as the top priority.

Friday - 03/29/2013, 04:26am EDT

Tags: Rock Creek Park, deer dilemma, michelle basch, contraception

Controlled deer hunt begins in Rock Creek Park

As the controlled deer hunt in Rock Creek Park begins Wednesday night, temporary nighttime road closures will go into effect to protect park visitors and neighbors.

Thursday - 03/28/2013, 01:27am EDT

Tags: Rock Creek Park, deer, deer dilemma, National Park Service

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Judge dismisses lawsuit seeking to halt Rock Creek Park deer hunt

A federal judge has turned down an effort by opponents to stop a planned deer hunt in Rock Creek Park.

Thursday - 03/14/2013, 08:28pm EDT

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Deer Dilemma Part 5: Car crashes and feeding the hungry

Car accidents and what's done with deer meat are topics related to the proposed Rock Creek Park deer hunt.

Wednesday - 03/06/2013, 01:14pm EST

Tags: michelle basch, Rock Creek Park, deer dilemma,

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Deer Dilemma Part 4: The contraception question

The National Park Service considered the possibility of using contraception to control the deer population in Rock Creek Park, but decided it was not the best choice right now.

Tuesday - 03/05/2013, 12:01pm EST

Tags: deer dilemma, michelle basch, Rock Creek Park,

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Deer Dilemma Part 1: A Rock Creek Park hunt on hold

WTOP takes an in-depth look at the deer problem near Rock Creek Park. A federal lawsuit is holding up what would be the park's first deer hunt since its founding in 1890.

Monday - 03/04/2013, 06:11am EST

Tags: michelle basch, deer, Rock Creek Park,

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