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PGC: Additional Antlerless Deer Tags Available But Are Going Fast


October 17, 2019

Permits that hunters can use to take additional antlerless deer within areas of Pennsylvania affected by Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) remain available, though permits for some locations nearly are sold out.

When CWD is detected in Pennsylvania in captive or free-ranging deer, the Pennsylvania Game Commission includes the area surrounding the detection site within a Disease Management Area (DMA). And within those DMAs, the agency uses the Deer Management Assistance Program (DMAP) to reduce CWD infection rates and increase disease surveillance.

DMAP isn’t used within DMAs exclusively. It i...

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