Southold officials: Deer cull will proceed

advertisement | advertise on newsday

While private hunters argued for the right to handle the deer population problem themselves, federal and town officials at a forum in Southold said they planned to move forward with paying federal sharpshooters to kill as many as 3,000 deer on eastern Long Island beginning in February. Videojournalist: Jim Sullivan (Jan. 16, 2014)

Get the Newsday Now newsletter!

The best of Newsday every day in your inbox.

Sign up

By clicking Sign up, you agree to our privacy policy.

Comments now uses Facebook for our comment boards. Please read our guidelines and connect your Facebook account to comment.

By using this site, you agree to our Privacy policy.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to Newsday is free for Optimum customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.