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Boone and Crockett Club Welcomes Introduction of Bipartisan Chronic Wasting Disease Research and Management Act

The Boone and Crockett Club thanks Representatives Ron Kind (D-WI-3) and GT Thompson (R-PA-15) for the introduction of legislation to authorize federal funding to address chronic wasting disease (CWD) more holistically.

Pennsylvania Sees Dramatic Increase in the Spread of CWD

Data from the 2017-18 hunting seasons show an increase in chronic wasting disease by more than 200 percent, according to the Pennsylvania Game Commission.

CWD Detected in Two Idaho Mule Deer

Two mule deer bucks taken in the Slate Creek drainage near Lucile in October have tested positive for chronic wasting disease.

Idaho: F&G Commission Designates Units 14-15 as CWD Management Zone

The Idaho Fish and Game Commission on November 22 authorized the Director of Fish and Game to establish emergency hunts for increased sampling for Chronic Wasting Disease.

CWD Found in Mississippi

The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks has confirmed a positive result for a deer tested for chronic wasting disease. Reported to the MDWFP in January, the deer from Issaquena County is the first to test positive for the disease in the state.

First Case of CWD Detected at Louisiana/Mississippi Border

The Louisiana Animal Disease Diagnostic Lab (LADDL) in partnership with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries (LDWF) has detected Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in deer at the Mississippi/Louisiana border.

CWD Found in Deer and Elk Hunt Areas in NE Wyoming

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has confirmed two new hunt areas where deer and elk have tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD) in the Sheridan Region.

Additional CWD-Positive Deer Confirmed in Ohio

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife has confirmed nine additional wild whitetail deer—five bucks and four does—have tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD).

One-on-One With Interior Secretary David Bernhardt

Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt sat down with us for a one-on-one interview to discuss everything from working to expand hunter access to containing the spread of chronic wasting disease.

Research: Shooting More Bucks Reduces CWD

Harvest data from Western states and provinces suggest shooting more bucks one year reduces the prevalence of chronic wasting disease the next. What’s more, the pressure on the buck segment seems to be more effective if the harvest occurs near or during the rut.

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