Cornell UniversityThe Nature Conservancy

Community Example: Burnsville, Minnesota

Key facts

  • Community Size: Medium city (10,000 to 50,000 people)
  • Region: Midwest
    • Plan established in 2001

    The City of Burnsville, Minnesota (approximate population 60,000) lies within the Twin Cities Metropolitan Area. Burnsville first documented the need for a deer management program during its natural resource planning process in 1998. Soon thereafter, the deer management program was established. The city was divided into 6 separate management units, each with its own combination of management intensity and approaches.