The Indiana Department of Natural Resources tried to shut down captive hunts, but operators filed a lawsuit in response that is still pending.
No diseased deer have been found in Indiana, but the DNR still urges residents to be on the lookout for deer with yellow tags.
The call is due to farm-raised deer that escaped from a captive cervid facility whose owner is cooperating with DNR.
Thousands of deer in Indiana have contracted epizootic hemorrhagic disease, a virus that can be fatal to the animals.
The deer task force is holding a series of meetings in the coming weeks to finalize its recommendation to the city council and county commissioners.
Officials say most hunters follow the rules, but will try to use a cash incentive to catch those who don't.
After a year in existence, the task force is heading to the internet for public input.
Everyone who attended last night’s forum could agree on at least one thing: there are too many deer in Monroe County.
The committee was charged with finding out recommendations to assist with deer concerns in the community.
Members of Bloomington's Deer Task Force will go into the community in June to survey where problem areas exist.