COLUMBUS, Ohio – Portions of Holmes and Wayne counties will retain their designation as a Disease Surveillance Area (DSA) 2015-01 as part of the state’s ongoing surveillance efforts for chronic wasting disease, according to the Ohio DNR. This designation requires that additional rules be followed in this area. In 2014 and 2015, 19 captive white-tailed deer tested positive for CWD…
Taken in Montcalm County during youth hunt, it would be be the 10th free-ranging deer in the state found to have chronic wasting disease.
ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Minnesota Board of Animal Health has lifted a quarantine in place since May 15 following the depopulation and testing of a chronic wasting disease-exposed Wright County white-tailed deer herd. CWD was not detected in any of the 30 white-tailed deer samples collected. The herd was initially placed under quarantine because the Board traced animal movements from…
Hunters encouraged to use any of 26 collection bins placed within Disease Management Areas.
The cooperation of hunters and private businesses has become increasingly vital to the success of sampling process.
Some businesses offer hunters processing, testing, and taxidermy.
The proposed ban is one of numerous measures intended to prevent the spread of chronic wasting disease.
Illinois counties with chronic wasting disease now stands at 17.
LENA, Ill. — The Illinois DNR has scheduled a series of public meetings to provide information about chronic wasting disease (CWD), its effect on future deer populations, and IDNR’s efforts to control the disease. IDNR staff will also be available to answer questions about this disease. Landowners, hunters, and concerned citizens are encouraged to attend. CWD is an important issue…
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos announced Thursday, Aug. 31 that the DEC will accept written comments on the draft New York State Interagency Chronic Wasting Disease Risk Minimization Plan for an additional two weeks through September 15, 2017. The plan describes potential regulatory changes and actions that DEC and the NYS Department of Agriculture and…
Southeastern Minnesota ban continues for 5 counties and includes attractants.
Pretending scientific knowledge is untrue regarding CWD will not make the problem go away.
The late season antlerless-only hunt is currently being proposed for Saturday, Jan. 6, to Sunday, Jan. 14, concurrent with the late chronic wasting disease hunt in deer permit area 603. The deer permit areas that are proposed to be included are 346, 348 and 349 in the far southeastern corner of the state.
Ban designed to slow the disease’s spread by preventing deer from congregating over feed and bait piles.
And hunters have through Friday, Aug. 18 to apply for the regular archery deer hunts at Camp Ripley.
Public comments on the draft plan accepted through September 1.
Chronic wasting disease spreads and the situation worsens. It is time for more action from the Game Commission.
The two deer had ear tags, are likely captive-herd escapees.
Wayne Laroche will lead Pennsylvania Game Commission in advancing chronic wasting disease campaign.
Special whitetail hunt would include CWD Management Zone plus permit areas 346, 348, and 349 that DNR describes as “chronically over goal.”
Chronic wasting disease has spread to free-ranging buck in an area of the state where it previously had been detected only in captive deer.
Herd was part of farmed deer and elk disease investigation.
Ban would last three years in counties with CWD if no additional deer test positive and would last two years in neighboring counties; heads to state Assembly.
Disease Management Area 2 will be expanded significantly eastward, increasing its area from 2,846 square miles to 4,095 square miles, and within DMA 2, two new Deer Management Assistance Program units have been created to focus hunter effort in areas where multiple CWD-positive deer have been found.
Specific attention given to high priority areas in southeast and northern Montana, where confirmed cases of CWD are closest to the state’s borders.
Petitions’ language pushes to close the state’s borders to captive deer from other states; hunting group’s website said it aims to protect the native deer population and limit the killing of confined big game, such as elk, deer, moose, mountain goats and javelin.