Deer Management Ad Hoc Committee

January, 30, 2020

UPDATE 2/21/2020: The deadline to apply was Tuesday, February 18th, 2020. Applications are now closed. 

River Forest residents are invited to participate on the Deer Management Ad Hoc Committee.  The Village President will appoint up to eleven members to the committee, plus two co-chairs, with advice and consent of the Board of Trustee at the Village Board meeting Monday, February 24th.

The purpose of the committee is to:

  • Draft a community survey and review results
  • Research alternative ways to manage/reduce deer conflicts
  • Plan at least one community forum to educate residents on the importance of a deer management program
  • Prepare a written report with the Committee’s findings and recommendations to the Village President and Board of Trustees regarding deer management strategies to use in the Village.

Schedule/Time Commitment: 

  • Committee work will take place the end of February to the end of September
  • The first committee meeting is Wednesday, February 26th at 7:00 pm at Village Hall, 1st Floor Community Room
  • Subsequent meeting dates TBD
  • Some reading/research expected outside of meeting times.

Applications are due Tuesday, February 18th, 2020.

Questions email:  Trustee Cargie,

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