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Howell lauds House approval of bill to protect Michigan deer from disease May 17, 2017

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... House Bill 4424 would increase the penalties for illegally bringing a deer carcass into Michigan to a fine between $500 and $2,000. The bill would exempt the hides, deboned meat, finished taxidermy products, cleaned teeth, antlers or antlers attached to a skullcap cleaned of brain and muscle tissue from this penalty...

Will Michigan's efforts save deer from deadly disease? May 25, 2017 Lansing State Journal
... Unchecked, chronic wasting disease has the potential to wipe out half or more of Michigan’s deer herd in heavily infected areas ...  Sharpshooters have thinned local herds and will continue to do so this fall...


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