Category Archives: Deer

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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Can Our Moose Be Saved

When a moose goes down in the North Woods, it’s hauled out to a U lab. Researchers are finding hope for saving moose, but with tough tradeoffs. Story by Josephine Marcotty, photos and video by Brian Peterson Star Tribune February … Continue reading

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Gov. Dayton proposes poachers be charged with felonies

  Tougher penalties would apply to illegal taking of wildlife valued at $2,000 or more. By Dennis Anderson Star Tribune January 15, 2016 — 9:06pm     Frustrated by fish and game poachers who get a “slap on the wrist” … Continue reading

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