State Deer Herd Management Meets Constant Challenges Since First Regulations In 1700s October 11, 2011 New York

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... History of Deer Management in New York ... In 1705 a number of counties enacted the first-known law to protect deer, and that law prohibited the killing of deer from January through July....New York State banned the feeding of white-tailed deer in 2002, the same year that saw the beginning of the surveillance of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in the state... In 2010 the CWD Containment Area was de-commissioned, and the restrictions on the intrastate transportation of harvested deer were lifted.

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