Stories tagged: chronic wasting disease
Mon., Dec. 23, 2019
There are a couple of the scary facts about chronic wasting disease worthy of a horror novel written by Stephen King.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 30, 2019
Montana officials have found the state’s first suspected case of chronic wasting disease in wild elk.
Tue., Sept. 17, 2019
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will continue chronic wasting disease surveillance this year in high-priority areas in parts of northern, western and southern Montana, primarily from hunter-harvested animals.
Thu., Aug. 1, 2019
With five cases of CWD confirmed just miles from Idaho border, state officials shore up the defenses
In May and into the summer, wildlife officials in Libby, Montana, confirmed five cases of chronic wasting disease.
Thu., Aug. 2, 2018
Idaho wildlife officials have taken additional steps to prevent chronic wasting disease from entering the Gem State by banning the import of deer, elk or moose carcasses from areas with …
Sat., Jan. 6, 2018
Wildlife officials say two deer tested positive for chronic wasting disease after they were killed in the opening weekend of a special hunt underway in southern Montana to gauge the …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 8, 2017
Montana officials approved a special deer hunt in an effort to track the spread of chronic wasting disease Thursday.
Wed., Jan. 6, 2016
I’ve been fortunate to hunt in North America for more than 30 years, mostly in Wisconsin but also in Alaska, Montana, Canada and Mexico, and have many treasured experiences. The …
Thu., Sept. 15, 2011
Successful deer and elk hunters in Eastern Washington can help scientists monitor for chronic wasting disease by submitting tissue samples. The Washington Fish and Wildlife Department’s ongoing monitoring effort is …
Mon., Nov. 15, 2010
Sunday was chilly, gray and damp, but that didn’t stop area hunters from heading to the hills. If the number of empty-handed hunters stopping by the state Department of Fish …
Sun., Oct. 3, 2010
North Dakota and Virginia this year have been added to the list of states from which the meat of big-game ungulate species cannot be brought back into Washington. The two …
Thu., Sept. 17, 2009
Keep it cool; keep it clean. These two basic rules for bringing premium game meat to the table are a challenge when hunters face hot weather, dirt and insects in …
Thu., Sept. 17, 2009
Washington sportsmen who venture out-of-state to hunt big game cannot legally return with certain parts of ungulate species taken in states or provinces where chronic wasting disease has been detected. …