Category Archives: Chronic Wasting Disease

Iowa case centers on state’s power to stop deer disease from spreading

Grant Rodgers , grodgers@dmreg.com 7:40 p.m. CST November 16, 2016 White tail deer congregate in a harvested bean field to forage for food. The high fences at the Pine Ridge Hunting Lodge in southeast Iowa were put up to keep … Continue reading

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Gov. Scott Walker announces new CWD steps

by Paul A. Smith of the Journal Sentinel May 14, 2016 Manitowoc— Gov. Scott Walker on Friday announced six steps to address the spread of chronic wasting disease in Wisconsin, including more frequent fence inspections at captive cervid farms and … Continue reading

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Study shows sharpshooting can control CWD

February 12, 2016 Beckie Joki Outdoors Writer While there are many unknowns about Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), several studies have been done that may shed some light on which control efforts seem to be most effective. CWD was found in Illinois … Continue reading

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Experimental CWD Vaccine Failing Initial Tests

By: Patrick Durkin + Posted: 12/14/15     An experimental vaccine for chronic wasting disease actually increased the likelihood of elk to contract CWD by at least three times. Hopes for a vaccine to prevent chronic wasting disease (CWD) suffered … Continue reading

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F&W Board Votes to Ban Natural Deer Urine Lures

  VERMONT FISH & WILDLIFE Press Release For Immediate Release: April 28, 2015 Media Contacts: Commissioner Louis Porter, 802-828-1454 Scott Darling, 802-786-3862; Mark Scott, 802-777-4217 MONTPELIER, Vt. – The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Board has voted to ban the possession … Continue reading

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