Solution to Fire Island deer problem sought

National Park Service officials are weighing ways to control the increased population of white-tailed deer at the Fire Island National Seashore with lethal and nonlethal methods. Service officials say the deer are destroying native vegetation. Aug. 27, 2014. (Credit: Newsday / Jessica Rotkiewicz)

Wildlife biologists attribute dying vegetation on Fire Island to an overpopulation of white-tailed deer. Plans on how to control the deer population are up for debate publicly as of Aug. 27, 2014. (Credit: Newsday / Jessica Rotkiewicz)

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