Rochester Hills Kicks Off Deer Driver Safety Campaign

As the seasons change and deer begin to be more active, the Deer Management Advisory Committee (DMAC) would like to remind drivers to be vigilant and keep an eye out for deer on the road. According to the Michigan State Police, Each year, there are nearly 50,000 reported vehicle-deer crashes in Michigan. About 80 percent of these crashes occur on two-lane roads between dusk and dawn. The most serious crashes occur when motorists swerve to avoid a deer and hit another vehicle or a fixed … [Read more...]

Dear Crabby, How do you Keep Critters out of your Garden?

Dear Crabby, I have a Pesky Rabbit eating my Vegetables, How do you Keep Critters out of your Garden? Sincerely, Hopping Mad   Dear Hopping Mad, Ah, yes, the pesky rabbit of the garden. We all have them. They are the cute sidekick of the troublesome deer. Together, they try to rid the world of fruits and vegetables. Normally, I would get on board with this plan, but without the green stuff around it may cause the price of meat to go up ... and steaks cost enough already. But … [Read more...]

‘O’Deer’ comes to the Rochester Hills Museum

The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm will be presenting "O'Deer" on Saturday, November 23 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Museum. Admission is free for members of the Rochester Hills Museum. The cost for non-members is $5 for adults and $3 for students and seniors. Guests will be learning about the amazing adaptations deer have and how they survive. "O’Deer" will also include fun outdoor games so guests are encouraged to dress for the weather. To register for this … [Read more...]