Category Archives: Disease

Panel wants stepped-up fight against deadly deer illness

  By The Associated Press • Jan 22, 2018 57 deer in six Lower Peninsula counties have tested positive for chronic wasting disease. flickr user Rachel Kramer / http://j.mp/1SPGCl0 An advisory panel is calling for stepped-up efforts to prevent the … Continue reading

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Moretti Elected NDA Board Chair

January 9, 2018 | by National Deer Alliance To further serve as the guardian for wild deer conservation, the National Deer Alliance recently elected Miles Moretti, CEO of Mule Deer Foundation, as Chairman of the Board during its annual meeting … Continue reading

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West Nile Virus found in Michigan ruffed grouse

Dec. 4, 2017 Contact: Tom Cooley, 517-336-5034 or John Pepin, 906-226-1352 No evidence of human infection from eating properly cooked game For the first time, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources recently confirmed the presence of West Nile Virus in … Continue reading

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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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