Category Archives: Chronic Wasting Disease

Wisconsin Hosted ‘Midwest CWD Collaboration Meeting’

Washington D.C. (August 1, 2019)- The Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies was pleased to see biologists from several Midwestern states, members of Wisconsin Tribal Nations, plus state and federal conservation groups meet last month to discuss chronic wasting disease … Continue reading

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Midwest Directors Support CWD Workshop

July 24, 2019  Rhinelander, WI— The Midwest Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (MAFWA) today announced its support of the CWD Collaboration Workshop being held this week in Madison, WI. MAFWA President Kelly Hepler, Secretary of South Dakota Game, Fish … Continue reading

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New DNR grants target deer disease — before disease targets us

Neal Rubin, The Detroit News Published 12:01 a.m. ET April 22, 2019 Russ Mason isn’t saying chronic wasting disease will spread from deer and their brethren to other species, including our own. He’s careful about that. But “evidence is mounting,” … Continue reading

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Old Fears, New Hype Fuel CWD News

By Patrick Durkin, Green Bay Press Gazzette, Feb. 25, 2019 The frustrating uncertainties of chronic wasting diseasefired old fears for many folks the past two weeks after a Minnesota doctorpredicted CWD would probably soon jump from deer to humans.

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Deer tests positive for CWD in Dickinson County, MI

October 18, 2018 Michigan DNR Release A 4-year-old doe killed on a deer damage shooting permit in Dickinson County’s Waucedah Township has tested positive for chronic wasting disease, marking the first confirmation of the incurable deer disease within Michigan’s Upper … Continue reading

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