Island hunting program starts this week

If you are on Block Island, you may be seeing more huntersthan usual in the new few weeks.

The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management isholding a deer hunting program at the Rodman's Hollow Property on Block Island,the only state-owned property on the island that is open for deer hunting.

The hunt will run from January 21 to February 14 on Tuesdaythrough Friday each week.

24 hunters were selected to take part in the event and arerequired to have a hunting license and Block Island deer permit.

The limit for deer throughout the program is five antlerlessdeer and three antlered deer.