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LWF Commission mulling ban on out-of-state deer carcasses July 11, 2016 Louisiana

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LWF Commission mulling ban on out-of-state deer carcasses July 11, 2016 Louisiana,  Louisiana Sportsman
... The measure is being considered as  means to prevent the spread of Chronic Wasting Disease in the state’s deer herd ...  It persists in the environment. So once you have it, it’s never going to go away... White-tailed deer in Texas and Arkansas have tested positive for the disease ...

... have checked 7,000-plus deer and have not discovered it. We are being proactive because it's in our neighboring states (Texas and Arkansas) and its close enough that we need to be on guard.''... An importation ban on carcasses of cervids harvested out-of-state was proposed [PDF] ...


Kill a trophy buck? You may have to leave it out of state July 8, 2016 Louisiana, The Times-Picayune
... a proposal that would make it illegal for hunters to transport certain deer parts into Louisiana. That would include the brain and spinal column, which many hunters leave on bucks they intend to bring to taxidermists for mounting... designed to prevent the spread of chronic wasting disease into the state ...
     Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission Adopts NOI to Establish Rules, Regulations for Importation of Cervid Carcasses July 7, 2016 Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Louisiana.gov
... this regulation would be an additional effort aimed at preventing the spread of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) ... o view the full notice of intent, please visit http://www.wlf.louisiana.gov/action-items.

Public opinion sought on deer-importation ban August 10, 2016 Louisiana, NOLA.com
... keep hunters from bringing into the state caped deer heads that they plan to have mounted, as well as other deer parts. The move is designed to limit the state's exposure to chronic wasting disease... six public meetings ...

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