Archive for March 7th, 2016

City tallies final numbers; vows to continue culling deer

Monday, March 7th, 2016

Avon Lake

By Nicole Hennessy

The city of Avon Lake suspended its sharpshooting program in early February, donating more than 2,600 pounds of venison to Second Harvest Food Bank.

Although the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) issued the city 80 tags, only about 60 deer were culled through sharpshooting this time around.

Adding to this number, about 87 deer were also picked up on the road, bringing the …Read More