Deer hunting season extended to March in some areas to control spread of chronic wasting disease

(Credit: Meghan Marchetti/Va. Department of Wildlife Resources)

Deer hunting season is in full swing for much of Virginia. This year, hunters are being called on to help reduce the spread of a fatal deer disease, called Chronic Wasting Disease.

The hunting season has been extended to late March in counties where the disease is spreading, as Roxy Todd reports.

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