chronic wasting disease

Action Alert: Texas Seeking Comments on Proposed CWD Rule Changes

Oct 24, 2023 Torin Miller

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is seeking comments on proposed changes to chronic wasting disease (CWD) management and response regulations. TPWD is putting forth the proposed changes to the Texas Parks and Wildlife…

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Montana FWP Hosting Additional CWD Sampling Instructional Workshops

Oct 10, 2023 Torin Miller

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) wildlife staff is offering two free instructional workshops for hunters to learn how to collect samples from deer, elk, and moose so that they can be tested for chronic…

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Washington Fish & Wildlife Seeking Comments on CWD Sampling Incentives

Oct 4, 2023 Amber Kornak

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is inviting the public to attend a virtual hearing and submit comments on a proposed rule change that would allow WDFW to offer special deer tags as…

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The Hunt for a CWD Vaccine Took a Significant Step Forward

Oct 4, 2023 Lindsay Thomas Jr.

The task of hunters in the fight against chronic wasting disease in deer is to slow the spread and help buy time for science to find solutions. While potential solutions are still elusive, hunters should…

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MT FWP Hosting Free Clinic On Collecting CWD Test Samples

Sep 19, 2023 Torin Miller

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) wildlife staff is offering a free clinic in Missoula on Wednesday, September 27 for hunters to learn how to collect samples from deer, elk, and moose so that they…

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Florida Agencies Hosting Joint Meetings on CWD Management in North Florida

Sep 18, 2023 Torin Miller

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) have scheduled two additional public meetings in Bonifay and Marianna following the confirmation of a positive test for…

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Dos and Don’ts of Deer Carcass Disposal in CWD Country

Sep 13, 2023 Cole Gander

Which taxidermist should I use? What recipe should I try when cooking up these backstraps tonight? How should I dispose of the carcass? These are just a few of the practical questions that go racing…

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Action Alert: NC Wildlife Resources Commission Seeking Comments on Proposed CWD Regulations

Sep 5, 2023 Torin Miller

The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission (WRC) recently proposed permanent rules to assist with the detection and isolation of chronic wasting disease (CWD). The permanent rules will replace existing temporary rules used to regulate activities…

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CWD Roundup – September 2023

Sep 5, 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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Which Deer Catch and Spread CWD Fastest, and Why?

Aug 30, 2023 Kip Adams

Chronic wasting disease in deer has emerged over the last 20 years as one of the most significant issues in deer hunting in modern times. The fact the disease is complex and difficult to manage…

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