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Florida / Conservation / Deer / Floods #450987

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 07, 1970
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(Studio) Florida Fish and Game Department saving Everglades deer from floods.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Homestead, Florida) [Florida Game Commission spokesperson Lou GAINEY - says deer suffering nutritional problems.] Fawns can't survive rising water. [Flood Control Bd. member Major General H. J. SANDS - says won't be diverted by pressure groups.] [Flood Control Bd. member John DUPUIS, JR. - says situation must be viewed in long run.] [SANDS - says high water level people problem.] Deer herd decrd. from 1,500-500; flood caused by dikes protecting pop areas; flood control versus saving animals.
REPORTER: Robert Hager

Hager, Robert;
Huntley, Chet

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