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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.
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.
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.
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.
The shooting and killing of deer in Rock Creek Park will resume Friday evening, with safety as the top priority.
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.
A federal judge has turned down an effort by opponents to stop a planned deer hunt in Rock Creek Park.
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Car accidents and what's done with deer meat are topics related to the proposed Rock Creek Park deer hunt.
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.
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.