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Newly Detected CWD-Positive Deer Will Expand DMA 4

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 submittin...


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