Action Alert: IDFG Seeking Comments on CWD-Related Season Changes

Idaho Fish and Game (IDFG) is seeking public comments on proposed changes to the 2022 deer and elk seasons. Proposals are in response to the first-ever detection of chronic wasting disease (CWD) in Unit 14, as well as a recurrence of epizootic hemorrhagic disease (EHD) that unexpectedly reduced whitetails herds in Clearwater Region. The commission …

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Action Alert: Support CWD Management Legislation in Georgia

Georgia House Bill 1148 (HB 1148), if passed, would strengthen chronic wasting disease (CWD) management measures in the state. Specifically, HB 1148 extends carcass import restrictions into Georgia from any state – not just those with documented cases of CWD. The bill also authorizes the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to restrict the movement …

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CWD Roundup – March 2022

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 alphabetically by state and province. Alabama In early January, the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) announced a …

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Deer Hunting, East vs. West

Here’s a comparison of harvest statistics and deer management programs across the nation. Deer hunting is America’s pastime. Deer are among the most widespread wildlife species, and they are the most sought-after game animal. Nearly eight of every 10 hunters identifies as a deer hunter, as 79% of American hunters pursue deer. There are an …

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Ontario Seeking Non-Resident Input on Deer Guide Requirements

The Ontario Ministry of Northern Development, Mines, Natural Resources and Forestry (NDMNRF) is seeking non-resident input to inform possible future policy/regulatory amendments related to non-resident hunting for white-tailed deer in Ontario. Currently, the only regulatory guide requirement for non-resident deer hunters in Ontario is that they must employ one licensed guide per two hunters when …

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