Thursday, November 12, 7:30 PM
Public Forum on Deer & Biodiversity in Westchester
This informational forum will help explain the ways that the deer population is being studied and addressed in our area. Presentations by members of the County Deer Task Force will include details on the history and ecological context of local deer populations, and proposed ways of protecting biodiversity in the face of increased deer populations. Following the panel presentations, public discussion will be moderated by Fred Koontz, Executive Director of Teatown Lake Reservation. This free program is co-sponsored by the Lower Hudson Chapter of the Sierra Club; refreshments served.
Moderator: Fred Koontz, Executive Director, Teatown Lake Reservation
Panelists will include: Rod Christie, Executive Director, Mianus River Gorge; Beth Herr, Program Administrator, Conservation for the County of Westchester, Member of County Deer Task Force; Laura Simon, Field Director, Urban Wildlife Program, The Humane Society of the United States, Minority Report WCDTF; Dan Aitchison, Curator & Wildlife Biologist, County of Westchester.For more information, contact Anne Jaffe Holmes, GNC Project Coordinator, 914-813-1812; firstname.lastname@example.org.