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

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

National Park Service: We do not take deer hunt lightly

The National Park Service is offering more details about the controlled deer hunt this week in Rock Creek Park.

Thursday - 03/28/2013, 05:48pm EDT

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
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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

Deer Dilemma postscript: Md. spay program shows alternative

After rolling out the series "Deer Dilemma" about the National Park Service's plan to shoot deer in Rock Creek Park, WTOP heard from a group in Maryland that's been sterilizing deer as an alternative to killing them.

Friday - 03/08/2013, 07:44am EST

Deer Dilemma Part 6: Expert: With deer, it's Darwin -- not Disney

Lyme disease is not one of the stated reasons for the planned deer hunt in Rock Creek Park, but there is a deer-disease connection.

Wednesday - 03/06/2013, 05:55pm EST
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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
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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
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Deer Dilemma Part 3: 'It's not a Walt Disney movie'

The National Park Service says its plan to hunt deer in Rock Creek Park to reduce their population will be done as humanely as possible.

Tuesday - 03/05/2013, 06:20am EST
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