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CWD Roundup – January 2023

Jan 4, 2023 Torin Miller

CWD Roundup is the National Deer Association’s (NDA) bi-monthly update on all things chronic wasting disease (CWD). We’ll provide the latest updates on CWD spread, research and policy from across North America. Updates are provided…

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CWD Research & Management Act Passes with Federal Legislative Budget Package

Dec 23, 2022 NDA Staff

The National Deer Association (NDA) is celebrating the recent passage of the Chronic Wasting Disease Research and Management Act as part of a year-end omnibus spending bill. Introduced by Reps. Ron Kind (D-WI) and Glenn…

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Action Alert: Ask Senator Paul to Support the CWD Research & Management Act

Dec 13, 2022 Torin Miller

The Chronic Wasting Disease Research and Management Act (S. 4111), introduced by Senators John Hoeven (R-ND), Martin Heinrich (D-NM) and a number of bipartisan cosponsors, is poised to pass the United States Senate. The Act…

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Action Alert: Recovering America’s Wildlife Act Needs a Final Push

Dec 5, 2022 Amber Kornak

The Recovering America’s Wildlife Act (RAWA, H.R. 2773, S. 2372) has faced a long stretch in the legislative system. RAWA passed the House of Representatives this summer, has passed through the Senate Committee on Environment…

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Michigan DNR in Search of UP Citizens’ Advisory Council Members

Nov 22, 2022 Amber Kornak

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is requesting applications for open volunteer positions on the Eastern and Western Upper Peninsula Citizens’ Advisory Councils. The councils are designed to advise the DNR on regional programs…

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Iowa DNR Hosting Virtual CWD Update Meeting

Nov 22, 2022 Amber Kornak

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is hosting a virtual meeting on chronic wasting disease (CWD). The DNR will be providing updates on the science behind the disease, its status in Iowa, and current…

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Advocacy Resources

National Deer Association (NDA) position statements cover a varitey of deer related issues from Antler Restrictions, Carcass Transport and Disposal, Food Plots, Quality Deer Management, Sunday Hunting and more.

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