Like state, county moves to curb deer disease
May 12, 2023
Upon the recommendation of the Carlton County Planning Commission, the Carlton County Board of Commissioners approved zoning changes to the county zoning ordinance Tuesday for cervid farms, kennels and cemeteries.
Existing cervid farms (raising deer, elk and/or moose) in Carlton County — there are two — will still be able to operate. However, those operations will not be able to expand, and new ones are prohibited.
According to a story in MinnPost, Democratic lawmakers in St. Paul are close to banning new white-tailed deer farms in Minnesota, a decision that would serve a major blow to...