Deer Management

2019

Since 2008, the City of Saint Paul, Department of Parks and Recreation has worked cooperatively with Ramsey County on deer management efforts in Saint Paul. As a part of this effort, the 2019 special permit archery hunt is planned to take place in Crosby Farm Regional Park and in Highland Park on: October 14 – 16 and November 4 – 6.  Crosby Farm Regional Park will be closed to the public on these dates, and work in Highland Park will take place on a twenty-acre parcel of land, within park boundaries, that has been hunted since 2014.

2019 – 8 deer were removed.    Ramsey County tentatively has scheduled a flyover deer count.

Deer Hunt

2018  A  special permit archery hunt is planned to take place October 8-10 and November 5-7 in Highland Park. The hunt will occur in the same twenty-acre parcel of land that was hunted in 2014, 2015, and 2017. Attached is a map of the hunt area for your reference. A hunt will also be held in Crosby Farm Regional Park this year during the same dates. As in the past, the Metro Bowhunters Resource Base (MBRB) will be conducting the hunt. We will be notifying nearby neighbors via mail, and posting signs at the boundary of the hunting area to inform residents of hunt dates. **** NOVEMBER 2017 Deer Hunt Results

  • First period (October 9 – 11)  3 adult doe + 2 adult buck
  • Second period (November 6 -8)  1 adult doe + 1 fawn doe + 1 adult buck
  • 8 deer total

Survey of deer in 2016 counted 7 deer. OCTOBER 2017

Since 2008, the City of Saint Paul, Department of Parks and Recreation has worked cooperatively with Ramsey County on deer management efforts in Saint Paul. As a part of this effort in 2017, a special permit archery hunt is planned to take place in Highland Park on:

October 9 – 11 and November 6 – 8

The hunt will take place in Highland Park on the same twenty-acre parcel of land that was hunted in 2014 and 2015.

Due to competing park projects, an annual hunt will not be held in Crosby Farm in 2017.Deer Hunt Letter Deer Hunt Map

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