State antlerless deer herds get scrutiny April 1, 2013 Pennsylvania

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State antlerless deer herds get scrutiny April 1, 2013 Pennsylvania, Tribune-Review
... Pennsylvania Game Commission biologists want to maintain deer herds at existing levels across most of Pennsylvania this fall... The goal is to reduce the deer herd in wildlife management units 3C and 3D in northeastern Pennsylvania, where deer impacts on forests are still too high, and in units 4A, 5A and 5B, where chronic wasting disease has been found, he said. [the Wisconsin Legislative Budget office determined that reducing deer density to combat CWD has not been successful, supporting reseach: Deer density and disease prevalence influence transmission of chronic wasting disease in white-tailed deer]. ...


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