Hamilton County to review hunting at Enterprise South Nature Park

photo A fawn and wanders along the southern boundary of Enterprise South Nature Park late Tuesday morning. Officials are planning on allowing a regulated number of hunters access to the park during two weekends in October to hunt deer and turkey to comply with a contract the park signed with TWRA.

Opponents of controlled archery hunts in the Enterprise South Nature Park convinced Hamilton County commissioners Thursday to review a game management agreement for the park.

A 2005 agreement among the county, Chattanooga and Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency allows the agency to manage game on 2,800 acres, including conducting hunts to control the deer population.

Two hunts are scheduled for October in the park, which will be closed to residents a total of four days.