DNR managers say the cost of tracking and monitoring CWD is worth it as the state has been able to keep the deer disease at bay compared to neighboring states
The discovery will not change the current boundaries of the disease management zone, which is designated deer permit area 603 — special hunt begins Saturday, Dec. 31, in the permit area and concludes Sunday, Jan. 15.
Buck mule deer was infected.
School staff had to scramble to provide enough folding chairs for the more than 700 people who attended, all with an interest in white-tailed deer in southeastern Minnesota.
Disease detected as part of state’s voluntary monitoring program for the disease.
Online public comment on committee’s work open from from Dec. 20 through Jan. 3, 2017
A valid private-land antlerless deer license is required for this season, which runs through Jan. 1, 2017.
Extended archery hunting. A removal of antler restrictions. Unlimited bonus tags. Sharpshooters
Public comment on Chronic Wasting Disease Response Plan recommendations again keeps Wisconsin residents in the loop — and in the middle of the process.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will focus actions to slow and hopefully eliminate the spread of chronic wasting disease in southeastern Minnesota within about a 10-mile radius of Preston and include a deer feeding ban in the five adjoining area counties.
Remaining samples all test negative
Managing a robust deer hunting season unfortunately, and properly, will take a backseat to the Minnesota DNR’s CWD Response Plan around Permit Area 348 in the southeast.
DNR initiates disease response plan; offers hunters information on field dressing
Retired DNR wildlife leader Tom Hauge says if state can invest in Milwaukee Bucks, the state can also invest in Wisconsin’s real deer herd
Sportsmen should take advantage of the live chats, but transcripts also archived for later reading
DNR encourages deer hunters in southeastern Minnesota to submit harvested deer for chronic wasting disease sampling. Win a prize, too.
DNR has scheduled three public meetings later this month to share information about its fight against chronic wasting disease and answer questions about CWD’s affect on future deer populations
CWD surveillance in southeastern Minnesota set to begin with bow opener
There were 72 CWD-positive deer identified in Illinois during the recently ended fiscal year, only one more than the 71 positives discovered during FY 2015
DNR’s annual report indicates that the number of positive deer remained very similar to last year, when 71 cases were confirmed. However, the number is much higher than during the first decade of monitoring (2003-2013).
DNR tweaks surveillance strategy, starts social media campaign
While you might not be thrilled with the idea of the Pennsylvania Game Commission using sharpshooters to cull suspected CWD-positive deer, you should support the concept.
Congress leaders call for deer feeding, baiting ban and double-fencing on game farms with CWD positives
Sharpshooters? Ear tags? Even, yes, hundreds of miles of fence?
With seven white-tailed deer testing positive for chronic wasting disease in Michigan so far, the Natural Resources Commission approved a DNR proposal to expand both the CWD Core Area and the CWD Management Zone…
Colorado, Wyoming seeing far fewer deer these days because of disease spread since discovery