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Contact information:
For additional information on the Deer Management Assistance Program, contact:
Melinda Nelson
Assistant deer biologist
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 levels one, two and three, please see application instructions [PDF].

2014 DMAP applicant deadlines

  • Level one: The application period will be continuous and all applications will be accepted for enrollment.
  • Levels two and three: The 2014 application deadline was on May 30. All applications received following this day will be considered for 2015 enrollment.

DMAP program information

The department will assist landowners with the implementation of 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
  • 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 specific DMAP offerings at each level, take a look at our DMAP overview [PDF].

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: Thursday July 31 2014