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Local deer population suffer from this disease annually, but is it something to be concerned about?

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While humans deal with flu season each year, the white-tailed deer experience a disease called Hemorrhagic Disease of HD. The College of William and Mary...
As mating season picks up, motorists should keep an eye out for deer crossing the roadways. (WYDaily/Flickr)

Oh deer! They’re everywhere so you might want to refresh your driving skills

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As fall turns to winter over the next few months, drivers on the roadways in the Historic Triangle need to keep an eye out...

A high-fever disease is hitting Virginia’s deer this year. Here’s what you need to know

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A disease in deer resulting in cracked hooves, a fever and sometimes death is making its seasonal rounds in Virginia, but has popped up...
Deer spot the cameraman at Riverview Farm Park. (WYDaily/Courtesy of Michael Poplawski)

A high-fever disease is hitting Virginia’s deer this year. Here’s what you need to know

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A disease in deer resulting in cracked hooves, a fever and sometimes death is making its seasonal rounds in Virginia, but has popped up...
The Department of Game and Inland Fisheries reminds Virginia residents it is best to leave fawns alone, even if they are not with their mothers. (file photo/WYDaily)

Trying to ‘rescue’ a baby deer you found alone? Don’t

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As fawns are born this season, wildlife officials are warning residents not to jump to conclusions if they see young deer alone. White-tailed deer...
The Department of Game and Inland Fisheries reminds Virginia residents it is best to leave fawns alone, even if they are not with their mothers. (file photo/WYDaily)

Statewide ban on feeding deer begins Friday

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The beginning of September also marks the beginning of a deer feeding ban in Virginia. The annual prohibition of feeding wild deer begins Sept. 1...