2010 deer harvest up slightly from last year April 17, 2011 New York

2010 deer harvest up slightly from last year  April 17, 2011  New York Population  Plattsburgh Press Republican

Hunters harvested just over 230000 deer in the 2010 hunting season, up about 3 percent from 2009, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Joe Martens announced. The Junior Big-Game License was popular once again, ...

During the 2010 deer season, DEC tested 1,780 hunter-harvested deer for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) and found no CWD infected deer. With no CWD detections since 2005, last summer, DEC decommissioned the CWD containment area and no longer required mandatory checking of harvested deer in that area.

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