MN: State Park temporarily closes for deer hunt

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Only hunters are allowed into Lake Maria State Park in Monticello over the next two days.

It’s all part of a special deer hunt to prevent over-population and to protect the park’s natural resources.

“Too many of one animal or plant species in an area can start to throw off the balance of other species in that area,” said Tavis Westbrook, Natural Resource Program coordinator for Minnesota State Parks and Trails..

 

Read the full story from CBS Minnesota.

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.

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