Genetically Modified Deer Won’t Stop CWD. Here Are 7 Reasons Why.

May 21, 2024 NDA Staff

You may have heard some people claim we can fight chronic wasting disease (CWD) through breeding and releasing genetically modified, CWD “resistant” deer. NDA believes every potential solution to the CWD problem should be considered…

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Missouri Shows Us How to Manage CWD in Deer for the Long Haul

Apr 22, 2024 Lindsay Thomas Jr.

The Missouri Department of Conservation recently released its 2023-24 chronic wasting disease testing results, and the report contains good news and a lesson for deer hunters in other states: If the disease is discovered early,…

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NDA Urges Deer Hunters to Consider New CWD Report With Caution

Apr 18, 2024 NDA Staff

A sketchy online report from neurologists at the University of Texas Health Science Center, in the journal Neurology, is getting attention and causing confusion about the human health implications of chronic wasting disease in deer….

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NDA’s Taxidermist Incentive Program Finds Indiana’s First CWD Case

Apr 8, 2024 NDA Staff

A cooperative program between the National Deer Association and Indiana DNR helped find the first confirmed case of chronic wasting disease in Indiana whitetails. The Taxidermist Incentive Program pays $10 to Indiana taxidermists for every…

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Illinois DNR Hosting Public Forums to Discuss CWD Management

Jan 10, 2024 Torin Miller

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) will host two public meetings in Lee and Bureau counties to provide information about the recent detection of chronic wasting disease (CWD) in those counties, its effect on…

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Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Hosting CWD Public Meeting Following First Positive Detection

Jan 9, 2024 Amber Kornak

The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources (Kentucky Fish and Wildlife) is hosting a public meeting to discuss chronic wasting disease (CWD) in Ballard County and the agency’s response after the disease was recently…

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Mississippi Wildlife, Fisheries & Parks Hosting CWD Management Meeting in Harrison County

Dec 12, 2023 Torin Miller

The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) is hosting a public meeting to discuss chronic wasting disease (CWD) management in response to a positive test result for a hunter-harvested buck from Harrison County….

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5 Reasons to Get Your Deer Tested for CWD

Dec 4, 2023 Dr. Jenn Ballard

Should you test your deer if you hunt in a chronic wasting disease (CWD) management zone? Do you test it even if you don’t hunt in a CWD zone? Will your fellow club members be…

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Hunt, Harvest and Test Deer to Fight CWD in Florida

Nov 22, 2023 Kip Adams

The National Deer Association encourages Florida deer hunters to join the fight against CWD. Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) was found in the panhandle of Florida this year in Holmes County in a 4½-year-old doe. You…

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Iowa DNR Hosting CWD Virtual Forum Prior to First Gun Season

Nov 22, 2023 Torin Miller

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is hosting a virtual public meeting on November 27th at 7 p.m. via Zoom to share updates on statewide chronic wasting disease (CWD) surveillance and management efforts. The…

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