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Wonderland Under Warrior Open for the Holidays at Rickwood Caverns State Park

All ADCNR Lands Covered by No Burn Order

Mandatory Deer Sampling Continues in CWD Management Zone

With the weather unseasonably warm for the opening weekend of gun deer season, hunters in the counties in the CWD (chronic wasting disease) Management Zone (CMZ), Lauderdale and Colbert, did not harvest whitetails at the same rate as last season’s opening weekend. Wildlife biologists with the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’ (ADCNR) Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF) Division collected 127 samples as part of the weekend of mandatory CWD testing. Last year 207 deer were sampled in those two adjacent counties. Three cases of CWD have been confirmed in…