DEC rule makes it illegal to feed deer on private land
Feb 03, 2020 2:45 pm
MidHudsonNews [dot] com is reporting a year-old ruling that allowed deer to be fed on private property has been overruled by a new regulation issued by the state Department of Environmental Conservation. Retired Sullivan County Court Judge Frank LaBuda, the author of the reversed order, said the new regulation is “constitutionally vague,” because you can still plant an apple tree and feed deer anytime, but you cannot buy apples at the market and feed them directly. The new regulation will result in deer starving to death, LaBuda said. The retired judge believes the new regulation could be challenged in the courts and overruled. Read the full story at MidHudsonNews [dot] com.