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Advocates Urge Governor To Sign Bill Banning Hunting Next to Rescue Center

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In January, a deer was shot and killed inside the perimeter of the Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center in Hampton Bays.

In January, a deer was shot and killed inside the perimeter of the Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center in Hampton Bays.

Wildlife Rescue Center Founder Virginia Frati points to a bullet hole in one of the enclosures shortly after the January incident.  DANA SHAW

Wildlife Rescue Center Founder Virginia Frati points to a bullet hole in one of the enclosures shortly after the January incident. DANA SHAW

Kitty Merrill on Dec 14, 2022
Governor Kathy Hochul has until midnight on Saturday, December 17, to sign a bill prohibiting hunting on state land adjacent to the Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center in Hampton Bays.... more

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