Voyageurs National Park Seeks Information on Poached Deer

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Date: November 17, 2016
Contact: Tawnya Schoewe, 218-283-6670

INTERNATIONAL FALLS, MN: Voyageurs National Park staff is seeking information on a possible poached deer near the Blind Ash Bay Hiking Trail. The incident happened on or near October 28, 2016.
 
Voyageurs National Park law enforcement is currently investigating the incident and any information provided would be helpful. Tips can be anonymous. If you have any information regarding this incident please e-mail us or e-mail us or you may call (218) 993-2481.
 
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.



Last updated: November 17, 2016

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