Hunters will be in the parks from 5:00 a.m. until after dark, but shooting may occur only during daylight hours through Feb. 4.
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Friday, January 4
Editor's Note: The following is a press release from Union County. The Union County Department of Parks and Community Renewal has released details of its annual Deer Management Program, which will take place in Lenape Park, the Watchung Reservation and Passaic River Park beginning Monday morning, January 7. The Watchung Reservation spans almost 2,000 acres in Springfield, Mountainside, Scotch Plains, Summit, Berkeley Heights and Watchung. Lenape Park covers more than 400 acres of land in Cranford, Kenilworth, Union, Springfield and Westfield. Passaic River Park runs along the border with Morris County in Berkeley Heights, New Providence and Summit. The Union County Deer Management Program will operate on Mondays from Jan. 7 to Feb. 4. In …
Hunters will target white-tailed at Ash Brook Reservation in Scotch Plains from Jan. 5 to Feb. 9.
Monday, December 31, 2012
The following information was provided by the County of Union. The Union County Department of Parks and Community Renewal has released details of an Ash Brook Reservation Deer Management Program, which will begin on Jan. 5 and continue through Feb. 9. This program is intended to reduce the white-tailed deer population at the Ash Brook Reservation and Golf Course in Scotch Plains to minimize overbrowsing of the forested parkland, reduce browse damage on the landscape plantings of surrounding homes, reduce the incidence of deer-related motor vehicle accidents, and lessen the occurrence of Lyme disease. Seven members of the Oak Ridge Sportsmen’s Association have been authorized to participate in this program and they have completed a …