Are you hunting in a Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) zone?

Permit areas affected:

Management zone: 604, 605, 643, 645, 646, 647, 648, 649, 655

Control zone: 255, 343, 344

Surveillance zone: 110, 157*, 159, 184, 169*, 197, 213, 225*, 233, 235*, 236*, 273, 292, 293, 338, 341, 342, 701*

* Only a portion of this deer permit area is within the surveillance zone.

CWD zone definitions

Surveillance: CWD has been found in captive deer in this zone or in wild deer in an adjacent deer permit area or state. The DNR is gathering information to determine if CWD has infected any wild deer in these deer permit areas. Some precautionary management actions are in place.

Control: This zone borders a management zone where CWD in wild deer persists or a slight spread has been documented. These areas are designated to help prevent further disease spread.

Management: CWD has been found in wild deer in these areas. Multiple management actions designed to help mitigate disease spread are in place.