130 Whitetail Properties Land Specialists Are Now Level 2 NDA Deer Stewards

The National Deer Association recently conducted a custom Deer Steward training course for 41 Whitetail Properties Land Specialists from 23 states, bringing the total to 130 agents who have achieved Level 2 certification. Whitetail Properties is the only company focusing on rural real estate and hunting land that requires its agents to be certified NDA …

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What We Know, and Don’t Yet Know, About COVID-19 in White-tailed Deer

August 17, 2021 — Recent news that SARS-CoV-2 antibodies were found in wild white-tailed deer has made national headlines and raised many concerns and questions among deer hunters. The National Deer Association would like to provide hunters with a review of the facts along with common-sense recommendations for deer hunters to help them enjoy the …

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Virginia DWR Hosting Series of Upcoming CWD Public Meetings

The Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources (DWR) has scheduled chronic wasting disease (CWD) public meetings in Culpeper, Floyd, Montgomery, and Pulaski counties for fall 2021. In Virginia, a total of 109 deer have tested positive for CWD since 2009. Regulations pertaining to CWD, maps of affected states, and information about CWD can be found here. …

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Action Alert: New York Deer Hunting Regulation Proposals

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) recently announced proposed rulemaking to allow big game hunters to hunt during the entire daily period of ambient light, increase antlerless deer harvest in specific Wildlife Management Units (WMUs) where needed, and enhance hunter safety while big game hunting with a firearm. Specifically, the proposed rulemaking …

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