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Interactive Map of Deer Culling Sites: Are They Shooting Near You?

Solon is culling deer from more than two dozen sites around the city. Use this map to locate deer culling sites near you.

efforts began in Solon this month and are expected to continue into March.

Are they shooting near your house? Use the interactive map to find out.

The city of Solon is using more than two dozen sites for its deer culling efforts this winter. The culling is being done from stationary sites. Solon Police are securing the sites prior to shooting. The addresses of the culling sites were obtained by public records request from the city of Solon.

Some caveats: The placemarkers on this map are only approximate - they do not mark exactly where shooting is occuring. The placemarkers were generated by putting each property's address, obtained from the city, into Google Maps.

The sharpshooting operations are being conducted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Divison of Wildlife.

Solon officials hope to cull about 300 deer. The carcasses will be processed and the meat will be donated to local hunger shelters.

The city is only using private or off-limits public properties to shoot deer, and adjacent property owners have been notified. Hunters will be shooting from stationary areas and not roaming. Solon Police will provide site security during hunting. Solon officials say they have successfully used sharpshooting methods in the past.

The shooters are using different rifles than in past culling effortst. It's possible residents will hear gunshots.

Concerns or questions about deer culling? Call the city's Public Works line at 440-337-1340.

tomcody February 08, 2012 at 03:14 PM
,,jen, AGREE. .it is sad the dis-information that is posted when this is happening.. i say show me the written FACTS..!!..
John February 08, 2012 at 03:51 PM
Don't forget to skip the biggest "skewed politic website of all" Solon City Hall that tries to tell us that their kill-only plan is "comprehensive" - IT IS NOT! And while we can all understand the simplicity of killing, there are times when it simply DOES NOT WORK. For example it only takes one deer on 422 to cause a serious accident, fencing stops all deer, bullets don't. The ODNR will only allow enough deer to be killed to insure a healthy herd for next years $200K Solon Deer Culling Program. If you look closely, you'll see there are few kill sites close to 422, so don't expect this to eliminate the worst of deer vehicle accidents, the city has so far ignored the suggestion to secure 422 fencing. So if you think coins are one-sided and you don't mind being lied to, having your tax money wasted, and only want the info the city tells you, then you can ignore those providing the other viewpoints. For people who want all the info before deciding issues see http://next.SolonDeer.org/ .
Heinz Knall February 18, 2012 at 03:29 PM
"Of all the creatures, man is the most detestable. Of the entire brood, he is the only one that possesses malice. He is the only creature that inflicts pain for sport, knowing it to be pain. The fact that man knows right from wrong proves his intellectual superiority to the other creatures; but the fact that he can do wrong proves his moral inferiority to any creature that cannot." Mark Twain Still waiting for the comprehensive part of the "Comprehensive Deer Management Plan". Still waiting for an explanation why Solon Taxpayers are picking up the entire tab on the State's "deer problem". Still waiting to hear why non-lethal methods were included in the City's deer management plan and then dismissed as ineffective at subsequent meetings. Smoke and mirrors? Or just a failure of imagination. "I have been studying the traits and dispositions of the "lower animals" (so called) and contrasting them with the traits and dispositions of man. I find the result humiliating to me." Mark Twain
Robert Vasquez March 31, 2012 at 03:38 AM
Killing deer saves lifes. Human lives > Deer lives
Lisa Fields March 31, 2012 at 10:55 AM
No Robert, killing does NOT save lives but Strieter Lites, and other proven wildlife crossing guard systems do. As a matter of fact, hunting is the cause and not the cure for deer-vehicle-accidents. Rather that just parrot what you've been told over and over again by the hunting and pro-kill lobby, I suggest you do your own thinking instead of following these death deviants down a really dangerous and stupid path.

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