As required by state law, the DNR will renew the baiting and feeding bans in Wood, Juneau and Adams counties.
Baiting and feeding ban renewed In Shawano and Waupaca counties.
Wildlife managers are forging into uncharted territory as they keep feeding elk in the southern Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem while knowing that concentrating thousands of animals on feed will likely exacerbate the spread of the fatal chronic wasting disease.
DNR will enact a new two-year ban on baiting and feeding in Ozaukee County and renew a three-year baiting and feeding ban in Washington County.
Harvested deer from Wyandot County tests positive.
Hunts set for parts of southeastern Minnesota in December and January.
The case of the Dakota County deer, an adult male, marks the first time the fatal neurological disease has been detected in a hunter-harvested wild deer in the newly established south metro disease management zone.
The farm is located within the designated CWD endemic area in southeastern Minnesota and the herd enclosure was double-fenced in 2017.
LANSING, Mich. — Michigan wildlife officials won’t be able to check as many deer for chronic wasting disease during the upcoming hunting season. The state DNR said it’s facing staff and financial shortages as well as challenges from the coronavirus pandemic. “We ask for your patience and grace as we adapt to meet these challenges,” said acting wildlife division chief…
New online form available for hunters.
CWD remains a highly serious threat to white-tailed deer and elk populations in Pennsylvania.
Changes for 2020 include voluntary sampling in affected areas, a new management zone and new surveillance areas.
While this blogger is in favor of doing whatever it takes to slow or prevent the spread of CWD, banning the use of deer urine may be the least effective means.
Some of the data input, analysis delayed by COVID-19.
Six counties in and near Twin Cities metro prohibited from deer feeding and attractants starting July 1.
Pennsylvania Game Commission set to take action, reveal spread related to CWD.
Solid science-based discussions needed in both arenas to avoid hyperbole.
Young buck was found nearly 100 miles from the state’s primary CWD area.
It was the department’s “working assumption” that the workers got TB from infected deer “but we can’t say for sure.”
The DNR will expand deer feeding bans in central Minnesota starting today due to additional discoveries of chronic wasting disease in captive deer in late 2019.
New test results bring the total number of counties in Iowa where wild deer have tested positive to eight.
Also, the DNR confirms that a wild deer tested positive in Buffalo Township in Marquette County – the second wild deer that tested positive for CWD in the county. The first detection was during the previous deer season.
But CWD was not detected in wild deer in central and north-central Minnesota.
The ongoing chronic wasting disease investigation of farms tied to the Douglas County detection first reported in December 2019 has led to a CWD-confirmed doe on a Pine County farm. The herd in Pine County was being investigated because it provided animals to the Douglas County herd in the past, including the CWD positive doe that initiated the disease investigation.
Processors and hunters can use the incinerator to dispose of deer from high-risk counties and counties where animals have tested positive for the disease in southwest Tennessee.
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