Annual deer hunt still being protested

Police kept their eyes on Protesters who showed up at the Short Hill Deer Harvest . (Photo By Justin Lethbridge)

By Justin Lethbridge Writer Despite the weather and change to a weekday over 40 Haudenosaunee hunters turned out for the first Deer Harvest of the season at Short Hills Provincial Park. One of a number of harvests conducted in Ontario parks such as Dundas Valley Conservation, the Short Hills harvest is the only one that attracts protestors and Tuesday morning’s hunt was no different. A dozen protestors waiving signs and shining flashlights prevented hunters and ministry staff from entering the park at the main gate. Made up mostly of local’s who feel the hunt is inhumane, the protestors have had a presence at the park each year. In other years the protestors have numbered over 25 but the combination of the weather and the event being held on a weekday…

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