An Unwanted Duck Dynasty

Officials: Purcell Park Visitors Enjoy Feeding Wildlife Too Much

Please login to view the requested resource.

Posted: June 25, 2013

Ducks eat at Purcell Park in Harrisonburg on Monday. The ongoing problem of park visitors feeding ducks has sparked the Harrisonburg Parks and Recreation Department to adopt a new policy that could lead to the handing out of “no trespassing” notices if people refuse warnings. (Photos by Nikki Fox / DN-R)
City officials have posted signs along Blacks Run at Purcell Park in an attempt to discourage people from feeding wildlife.
HARRISONBURG — In one instance, city residents need to stop worrying about having too many mouths to feed.

The ongoing problem of Purcell Park visitors feeding ducks has sparked the Harrisonburg…

To See This and Every Local Story from The Daily News-Record, Click Here to Become a Subscriber!

Login to view the full story
NDN Video News