Archive: March 2015



Coping with Deer


March 8, 2015 3:00 pm


Mercy College, Main Hall, Large Lecture Room



Join us for a workshop discussing the many difficilties associated with deer management, and how to handle them.


Speakers for the program include:


Dr. Mike Rubbo (Director of Conservation Science, Teatown Lake Reservation): environmental impacts of deer in Westchester County

Mayor Peter Swiderski (Mayor, Hastings-on-Hudson): effects of deer on Lyme disease and automobile accidents; deer control measures considered by the Hastings government; reasons for the adoption of the immuno-contraception program; current status of that program-successes and challenges.

Ms. Melissa Shandroff (Science teacher, Hastings High School) and her A.P. science students: an ongoing experiment comparing areas of Hillside Woods accessible and inaccessible to deer; plan and implementation of the study; results achieved so far; results expected by year-end.


Sponsored by:

The League of Women Voters of the Rivertowns
Federated Conservationists of Westchester County
Hudson River Audubon Society
Teatown Lake Reservation 


78 North Broadway, E-House

White Plains, NY 10603


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