Category Archives: Animal Protection Police

Fairfax County Deer Management Archery Program Begins Saturday, September 10, 2022

The Fairfax County Deer Management Archery Program begins Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022, and runs through Saturday, Feb. 18, 2023. Under the oversight of the Fairfax County Police Department, in collaboration with the Fairfax County Park Authority, NOVA Parks, and other public landholders, the archery program is conducted in parks and other locations throughout Fairfax County. These signs are posted in

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Fawning Season – Don’t Be a Fawn Kidnapper

Fawning season is here and calls to our Animal Protection Police and Wildlife Management Specialist about white-tailed deer fawns on residential property have begun. White-tailed deer fawns are born April through July, with most fawns born in May and June. Newborn fawns are often found on lawns, in flower beds, gardens, bushes or areas of tall grass near homes. It

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Spring Baby Boom: Keep Young Wildlife Healthy and Wild

Springtime is here, and with the warming temperatures, we see a boom in baby wildlife. Our Animal Protection Police Officers and Wildlife Management office receive many calls this time of year from residents who are seeking help for young wildlife that appear to be orphaned or abandoned. While these actions are well-intended, it is important to realize intervention may be

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Deer Management Archery Program Begins Saturday

The county’s annual Deer Management Archery Program begins this Saturday, Sept. 7 and runs through Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020. The archery program is conducted in parks and other locations throughout the county under our oversight and working closely with the Park Authority and NOVA Parks. These signs are posted in archery program areas, at park entrances and trailheads. The archery

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Animal Protection Police Ask for Information on Found Dog

Franconia Police District – Animal Protection Police Officers are asking for the public’s help to find the owners or determine how a young female pit bull ended up in a non-residential area of Lorton. Officers were called to the 9500 block of Gunston Cove Road on June 18 for a dog who appeared to be injured and was walking alone.

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