January 2, 2014 | Vol. 117 -- No. 37

Medical Lake to review proposed ordinance for wildlife management

Urban Wildlife Management Program to address problems with deer, other animals

At the previous Medical Lake City Council meeting, Dec. 12, Tammy Roberson presented a proposal for an "Urban Wildlife Management Program" to address the growing populations of deer, raccoons and other animals that could become a nuisance within city limits.

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An "Urban Wildlife Management Program" to address the growing populations of deer, raccoons and other animals in Medical Lake will be considered by the city.

The ordinance is a part of a larger plan to manage potential problems that may develop from wildlife in the future.

One purpose of the ordinance is to discourage citizens from intentionally feeding wild animals.

According to the ordinance, citizens feeding wildlife could result in several problems, including: wildlife-vehicle accident...

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