Our next chapter meeting will be held on Sept. 17, 2019 at the Marriott Hotel on Highway 280 in Birmingham. If you plan to attend, click email@example.com to send an RSVP email at least 3 days in advance. Please include the number in your party.
5:00 – 6:00
5:30 – 6:30
Dinner & Programs (Meals are now $25 per person)
6:30 – 9:00
The Birmingham Marriott is located at 3590 Grandview Parkway on HWY 280 across the highway from the Cahaba Center at Grandview.
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Under new regulations, hunters who harvest white-tailed deer, mule deer, elk and moose in CWD-affected states are not allowed to bring the whole deer carcass back to Alabama. Any deer body part that contains spinal or brain tissue is specifically banned from Alabama.
“Alabama’s late to the dance, but we’re at least there now,” said Chuck Sykes, Director of the Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division. “We have now joined 36 other states with similar regulations. It’s been prohibited to bring live deer into the state for some time now. The intent of that regulation was to help prevent the potential to spread diseases. A dead deer can transmit diseases just like a live one. So this was just logical. We finally did something that should have been done a long time ago.”
Sykes said to be in compliance with the new regulation, hunters who harvest a deer in a CWD-affected state must debone the meat, cape the deer and cut off the skull plate with the antlers attached. That skull plate must be thoroughly cleaned of all brain material before it is imported into Alabama.
Read the entire article at www.outdooralabama.com
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