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Contact: Tawnya Schoewe, 218-283-6670
Contact: Ben Welch, 218-283-6658
International Falls, MN –Voyageurs National Park staff will be conducting hazard marker and regulatory buoy removal within the park starting October 1, 2016.
In addition, Voyageurs National Park reminds visitors - hunting and trapping of any type or manner is prohibited on Federal lands and all waters within the boundary of Voyageurs National Park. This includes the removal of animals that have entered the park boundary after being shot outside the park.
Park rangers enforce hunting and trapping laws under Federal regulations. These regulations carry a maximum penalty up to $10,000 and/or 6-months in jail for misdemeanor violations and $20,000 and/or 5-years in jail with forfeiture of hunting equipment for felony violations.
Park officials remind hunters to know where they are hunting. Maps showing the park boundary and area information are available at visitor centers, boat launch kiosks, and at park headquarters (218) 283-6600.