A captive-raised deer that recently tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) will result in a southward expansion of Disease Management Area 4 (DMA 4) in 2020.
The exact adjusted boundary for DMA 4 will not be announced until next year, after the close of hunting seasons and completion of further CWD surveillance.
But the new CWD-positive deer will place most of Lancaster County within DMA 4.
Even though DMA 4 will not expand until next year, the Game Commission is asking for hunters’ help now.
Hunters who harvest deer in Lancaster County can help enhance CWD surveillance by subm...