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Public Input and Surveys on Deer and Bear Hunting

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Statewide Deer Hunter Surveys

Opinions of Youth Hunters and Mentors for the Timing of a Youth Firearms Deer Hunt in New York State (PDF) January 2012, 696 KB

2010 Statewide Deer Hunter Survey (PDF) June 2011, 529 KB

2007 Statewide Deer Hunter Survey: Participation During the '06 Seasons, Opinions about Hot-Button Issues, and Trends in Characteristics of Hunters (PDF) June 2008, 726 KB

Deer Hunting and Deer Hunting Trends in New York State (PDF) January 2000, 747 KB

Deer Hunter Attitudes about Antler Restrictions

Hunters' Experiences with and Attitudes about Antler Restrictions in Wildlife Management Units 3C, 3J, 3H, and 3K during the 2010 Hunting Season (PDF) June 2011, 275 KB

Longitudinal Evaluation of a Quality Deer Management Cooperative, King Ferry, NY: Final Report (PDF) August 2009, 356 KB

Assessment of Deer Hunters' Support for Antler Restrictions in Wildlife Management Units 3A, 4G, 4O, 4P, 4R, 4S, 4W, and 4X(PDF) March 2009, 230 KB

Deer Hunters' Assessment of Antler Restrictions in Wildlife Management Units 3C, 3J, 3H, and 3K During the 2007 Hunting Season (PDF) December 2008, 282 KB

Evaluation of Antler Restrictions in DEC Region 3: 2nd Year in 3C and 3J, 1st Year in 3H and 3K (PDF) June 2008, 288 KB

Landowner and Hunter Response to Implementation of a Quality Deer Management Cooperative near King Ferry, New York (PDF) 2007, 1.0 MB

Opinions of Deer Hunters in Wildlife Management Units 7F, 7H, and 7J About Possible Changes in Buck Harvest Management (PDF) February 2007, 394 KB

Ulster County Deer Hunters' Satisfaction with the Pilot Antler Restriction Program in Wildlife Management Units 3C and 3J (PDF) May 2006, 823 KB

Public Input on Deer or Bear Hunting Rulemaking Proposals

Assessment of Public Comment on a 2009 Withdrawn Proposal to Expand Mandatory Antler Restrictions (PDF) June 2009, 56 KB

Assessment of Public Comment on a 2012 Proposed Rule to Lengthen Bow Season, Expand Mandatory Antler Restrictions, Establish a Youth Firearms Deer Hunt, and other deer hunting changes (PDF) July 2012, 140 KB