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For information on the Deer Management Assistance Program, contact:
Derek Johnson
Assistant big game ecologist
Bureau of Wildlife Management

Deer Management Assistance Program "A partnership for healthy deer and healthy habitat"


The Wisconsin Deer Management Assistance Program (DMAP) provides habitat and herd management assistance to landowners interested in managing their property for wildlife.

Log in to MyDMAP

Apply nowfor public and private properties, see application instructions [PDF].

2015 Deer Show--DMAP

Learn how DMAP can help you improve your land for deer in this clip from Dan Small's Deer Hunt Wisconsin 2015.

2014 DMAP enrolled landowner survey results

Year 1 of the Deer Management Assistance Program (DMAP): Profile of enrollees and their satisfaction [PDF]

DMAP program information

The department will assist landowners with implementing forest regeneration and deer hunting practices that will emphasize property goals while considering the ecological and social impacts of white-tailed deer. Participants in Wisconsin DMAP will benefit from the following:

  • personal interaction with DNR staff and communication on land and herd management;
  • networking with other landowners with common goals;
  • written management plan; and
  • potential for reduced price antlerless tags.

Levels of enrollment

  • Level one: No acreage requirement, no annual fee.
  • Level two: 160-640 acres (option of cooperatives); $75/3 year commitment.
  • Level three: 640+ acres (option of cooperatives); $150/3 year commitment.

For more information on DMAP and specific offerings at each level please review the following publications:

Log in to MyDMAP

Apply now for levels one, two and three, please see application instructions [PDF].

Application information

Enrollment in the Deer Management Assistance Program (DMAP) requires a person to create a Web Access Management System (WAMS) account (username and password) with the State of Wisconsin. This one-time account activation will give you direct access to your MyDMAP account in the future. If you are applying as a group cooperative, the WAMS username and password that you create must be shared with all members to allow them access to the cooperative MyDMAP account.

You will need the following information to complete the MyDMAP application:

  • name,
  • mailing address,
  • phone number,
  • email address,
  • DNR customer ID,
  • birth date,
  • property location: Town/range/section.
    Sources could include a plat book, tax records and the interactive map provided in MyDMAP

Sections in bold denote important information that is required from each landowner in a group cooperative.
Your privacy is important to us! Please be aware that all collected information will be secured and confidential.

Last revised: Monday April 04 2016