Regulations Issued to Protect NYS Deer Population from Chronic Wasting Disease

Regulations Issued to Protect NYS Deer Population from Chronic Wasting Disease

Emergency Measures Restrict Importation of Certain Deer Species


Disease Could Devastate NY's Deer Population and Result in Severe Economic Repercussions on the State's Sportsman Industry.

The emergency regulations provide a ban on imports of specific species between November 16, 2013 and August 1, 2018. These species include Rocky Mountain elk, red deer, mule deer, black-tailed deer, white-tailed deer, sika deer, and moose.
Currently 19 states including New York prohibit the importation of live deer.

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