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May 4, 2023

Chronic Wasting Disease confirmed in a farmed whitetail from Michigan’s Newaygo County

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) has confirmed chronic wasting disease (CWD) in one white-tailed deer from a farmed cervid facility in Newaygo County. The infected four-and-a-half-year-old deer was discovered through routine testing as part of the state’s CWD surveillance program for farmed deer.
To date, no free-ranging white-tailed deer have tested positive for CWD in Newaygo County.  

Minnesota’s Brett Bowser recognized as Midwest Region Federal Wildlife Officer of the Year

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service honored Minnesota-based Federal Wildlife Officer Brett Bowser as the 2022 Midwest Region Federal Wildlife Officer of the Year.

The award recognizes a member of the agency’s Midwest Region law enforcement team who goes above and beyond in meeting its conservation mission. This is the 18th presentation of this award.

Minnesota journalist videos wolf dragging likely road-killed deer up drainage near Grand Marais

Grand Marais, Minn. resident and journalist Joe Friedrichs came across a scene that one does not often get to witness in the wild near the Cascade River on Minnesota’s North Shore when he took a video of a wolf working to pull a dead deer up a steep drainage off a road.
The deer had likely been hit by a vehicle on Highway 61 before being discovered by the wolf, as there was a large pool of blood near the edge of the roadway.

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