Chronic wasting disease (CWD) is a fatal disease of the brain and nervous system in deer and elk.
Portions of Holmes and Wayne counties will retain their designation as Disease Surveillance Area (DSA) 2015-01 again this year.
Since May 2015, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources has been actively conducting surveillance for chronic wasting disease (CWD).
Most testing will happen during the opening weekend of the statewide season A firearms deer season that begins Saturday, Nov. 5.
The disease is always fatal and infected deer can appear healthy. Live animal testing is still in development.
Biologists with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will be taking additional samples to search for chronic wasting disease in southern Pope County, Aug. 1-5.
The Michigan Natural Resources Commission expanded the Core Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Area to include 17 townships.
CWD has been found in five of these counties since first being discovered in Arkansas in late February.
The Professional Outdoor Media Association (POMA) named Lindsay Thomas Jr., Director of Communications for QDMA, as the winner of the 2016 Pinnacle Award in the Conservation category.
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission heard modified proposals to help slow the spread of chronic wasting disease at its June 16 meeting in El Dorado.
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission heard the first proposals from wildlife management staff on potential regulations concerning deer hunting and management of chronic wasting disease…..
The Pennsylvania Game Commission during 2015 found 12 additional white-tailed deer infected with chronic wasting disease (CWD) – all in Disease Management Area 2 (DMA 2), located in southcentral…..
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has received confirmation that two additional deer have tested positive for chronic wasting disease in Arkansas.
The first phase of chronic wasting disease sampling by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission revealed a 23 percent prevalence rate in Newton and Boone counties.
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has received 23 additional confirmed cases of chronic wasting disease among deer and elk in northern Arkansas, which brings the total to 79.
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has confirmed two additional free-ranging deer have tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD), a fatal neurological disease that affects…..
Tune in to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s YouTube channel to catch a broadcast of public meetings held in north Arkansas concerning the discovery of chronic wasting disease in the area.
An elk harvested near Pruitt on the Buffalo National River during the October 2015 hunting season tested positive for chronic wasting disease, according to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.
To answer the concerns of deer hunters in areas affected by chronic wasting disease (CWD), QDMA has compiled recommend practices and answers to frequently asked questions in a free document…..
The presence of chronic wasting disease (CWD) in Nebraska deer has spread eastward, according to findings by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission.
The ever-evolving status of Michigan’s deer herd is showing some very positive results, based on information provided by our DNR.
As of Thursday, Dec. 10, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources reports a total of 3,695 deer in Michigan this year have been tested for chronic wasting disease (CWD).
Unseasonably warm weather for much of Michigan’s regular firearms deer season has prompted hunters to spend more time afield. While it is too early to know how this season stacks up to those in…..
The Pennsylvania Game Commission is pulling back the ban that prohibited hunters from transporting into Pennsylvania the carcasses of deer, elk and other cervids harvested anywhere in the…..
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has launched a public information and education campaign to try to keep chronic wasting disease from reaching the Upper Peninsula.
Pennsylvanians who hunt deer, elk or other cervids out-of-state might be affected by newly updated rules that prohibit the importation of specific high-risk cervid parts into Pennsylvania from…..
This week we discuss with Dr. Justin Brown, the PA Game Commission’s wildlife veterinarian, and Brad Myers, the PGC’s South Central Regional Supervisor, about the effects the disease may have…..
The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department-mandated killing and post-mortem study of deer potentially exposed to Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) illustrates an urgent need for the use of live…..
The new rules could allow bringing diseased deer into the state which could decimate the wild deer population by spreading CWD…
We need individuals who have always hunted in Ingham County & surrounding counties to keep hunting. The DNR can’t fight this disease without their support…
A swift, aggressive response in culling the infected deer heard seems to have had the best results in other states infected with Chronic Wasting Disease..
Today, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced $1.8 million in grants for the research and management of white-nose syndrome…
PA Regional Wildlife Management Supervisor Justin Vreeland to discuss Chronic Wasting disease that effects the white-tailed deer…
The National Rifle Association and Unified Sportsmen of Florida are in full and unequivocal support of a ban on the importation of captive deer into Florida…
Chronic Wasting Disease appears not to be a bacteria or germ but some type of inert killer lying in wait. No research to date has been done on this aspect…
The Texas Deer Association is proud to be working alongside the Texas Health Animal Commission (TAHC) to develop new industry standards for Texas…
American Deer & Wildlife Alliance (ADWA) is proud to announce plans for a new informational campaign to provide sportsmen with the truth about Chronic Wasting Disease…
The Missouri Department of Conservation received final test results today from 656 tissue samples taken from free-ranging deer harvested earlier this year…
LINCOLN, Neb. –-(Ammoland.com)- Chronic wasting disease (CWD) in deer has appeared for the first time in Buffalo, Custer and Holt counties, according to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. There were 1,565 lymph node samples collected from deer taken during the 2011 November firearm deer season, with 26 samples testing positive for CWD. In addition, […]
The TPWD reported that recent confirmation of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in a farmed white-tailed deer in Missouri has caused the department to increase its surveillance efforts in Texas…