INDIANAPOLIS (WPTA21) — Hunters can sign up to help control the deer population at state parks in late 2019.
The Indiana Department of National Resources says the Division of State Parks is looking for people to participate in deer management hunts at 17 locations.
The hunts will take place on November 18-19 and December 2-3. Volunteers have until August 26 to apply for the hunts.
Volunteers can apply online at wildlife.IN.gov/5834.htm, where additional guidelines can be found under the State Park Deer Management Draw Hunts heading.
Properties where hunting is allowed with firearms only (any firearm legal to take deer on public land in Indiana) are Chain O’Lakes, Charlestown, Harmonie, Indiana Dunes, McCormick’s Creek, Ouabache, Pokagon, Prophetstown, Shakamak, Spring Mill, Summit Lake, Tippecanoe River, and Whitewater Memorial state parks, as well as Cave River Valley Natural Area.
Properties, where hunting is allowed by archery only, are Clifty Falls and Fort Harrison state parks, and Trine State Recreation Area.