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The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection approves plan to cull deer to try to reduce ticks in Redding

On Thursday, people who disapproved of the plan

On Thursday, people who disapproved of the plan gathered at a public forum held by the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection at Putnam Park in Redding. (January 9, 2014 10:44 PM)

State wildlife officials are defending a plan underway to reduce the number of deer in the area. The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection says their goal is to reduce the number of ticks. They approved a plan put forth by the State Agricultural Experimental Station. They say they are conducting a study that looks at differing methods to control ticks, which are transmitters of lyme...

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