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Chronic Wasting Disease Found In Blair and Bedford Counties, PA

Chronic Wasting Disease Found In Blair and Bedford Counties, PA

The Pennsylvania Game Commission today confirmed three hunter-killed deer taken in the 2012 general firearms deer season have tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD). Two were from Blair County; the other was from Bedford County. “These are the first positive cases of CWD in free-ranging deer in Pennsylvania,” confirmed…


New York DEC Adopts Chronic Wasting Disease Regulations in Response to Pennsylvania Discovery

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has adopted changes to its Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) regulations that prohibit people from importing into New York state certain parts of white-tailed deer or elk taken in the state of Pennsylvania, DEC Commissioner Joe Martens announced today. This revision finalizes…


CWD Test Results Negative in White-Tailed Deer on Property in Linn County, Missouri

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.) – Today the Missouri Departments of Agriculture and Conservation announced that tests of 50 captive deer sampled in Linn County showed no signs of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD). Tests were conducted by the USDA National Veterinary Services Laboratory in Ames, Iowa. The Department of Conservation continues to…


Chronic Wasting Disease Not Detected in Ohio Deer Testing Conducted During Last Year’s Deer-Gun Season

COLUMBUS, OH – For the seventh straight year, testing of Ohio’s deer herd has found no evidence of chronic wasting disease (CWD), a degenerative brain disease that affects elk, mule deer and white-tailed deer.   According to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife, state and federal…


Wisconsin Antlerless Deer Only Hunt Set For Dec. 11-14

Hunt to include central forest deer management units MADISON – Following the traditional nine-day deer hunting season several deer hunting opportunities remain. The Dec. 1-10 muzzleloader hunt immediately follows the nine-day season and leads to the statewide four-day, Dec. 11-14, antlerless deer hunt. The antlerless deer only hunt is open…


Highlighting Illinois DNR Programs and Upcoming Events for the Month of November

Deer Permit Application Deadline: The last day to apply for 2008 firearm and muzzleloader-only season deer permits is Fri., Nov. 7.  Hunters may apply online through DNR Direct (link through the DNR Direct button on the IDNR home page at http://dnr.state.il.us).  Permit application forms are also available on the IDNR…


California DFG Checkpoints Are Successful

The Department of Fish and Game (DFG) inspected 132 vehicles Oct. 26 at two border station checkpoints to help prevent transport of chronic wasting disease (CWD). The checkpoints were conducted at the Truckee station on Interstate 80 in Nevada County and the Long Valley station on U.S. Route 395 in…


Check Points Set to Stop Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) from Entering California

Department of Fish and Game (DFG) wardens will check hunters entering San Bernardino County to prevent the introduction of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD). This checkpoint, which will be held at an agricultural inspection station, is a continuation of DFG’s extensive educational outreach program and will be conducted Oct. 20 and…


Star Valley, Wyoming Moose Tests Positive For CWD

Cheyenne— A three-year-old female moose has tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease in western Wyoming. CWD is a fatal neurological disease of deer, elk, and moose that affects the brain, causing weight loss, abnormal behavior, and, eventually, death. There is no evidence that CWD has any human-health implications. “This finding…


Hunters in Colorad Encouraged to Submit Deer and Elk for CWD Testing

Colorado Division of Wildlife (DOW) offices will be open extended hours during the 2008 deer and elk rifle seasons to answer hunter’s questions, sell licenses and offer testing services for chronic wasting disease (CWD).   In addition to normal weekday hours, many DOW offices will be open Columbus Day, Veterans Day…