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DIY Skull Cleaning on the Road

Awareness of chronic wasting disease has spread across the country and today includes regulations regarding the transport of ungulate skulls taken by traveling hunters. Follow these suggestions to clean your skulls while on the road to avoid running afoul of any game laws.

Oklahoma DWC Activates CWD Plan After Diseased Deer Discovery

Although not inside Oklahoma's, a CWD-positive deer found 2.5-miles south of the state's border has caused the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation (ODWC) to activate the next stage of the CWD Response Plan.

Why Senate’s Consideration of $70M Bill Combating Chronic Wasting Disease Is Vital

With CWD now in 30 states, the bill would fund disease research and management.

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).

Senators Introduce CWD Bill

Senators John Hoeven (R-N.D.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) have introduced legislation to address a host of state and federal needs in the fight to contain CWD.

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.

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.

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 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.

13 Most Underrated Whitetail States

Here’s a look at 13 states that deer hunters overlook but shouldn’t.

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