Wildlife Feeding Ban

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Overview Feeding wildlife is prohibited in Saint Paul's parks and natural areas.


Section 201.01 of the City of Saint Paul 's Legislative Code states that “no person shall intentionally feed deer within the city.” This includes grain, salt licks, fruit, vegetables, nuts, and hay.


Feeding geese is not only detrimental to the health of the animal but has serious environmental consequences. Check out the resources below for more information. Resources Don't Feed Deer this Winter, University of New Hampshire Extension Deer Need a Little Tough Love in Winter, Montana State Extension Waterfowl Feeding Ban