Judges Rejects Argument in Cayuga Deer Case
CAYUGA HEIGHTS, NY (WENY) -- Continuing coverage now on a divisive issue in Tompkins County.
A state appeals judge rejected a legal argument from neighbors in Cayuga Heights attempting to block the Village's plan to reduce the deer population.The ruling rejects the petitioners' argument that village trustees failed to provide sufficient data to residents, or take a hard look at the plan's adverse impacts. The judges also wrote trustees adequately considered humane treatment and potential impact on human health.
The population reduction plan includes controlled deer kills and sterilization.