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MI – CWD Identified in a Montcalm County Farmed Deer

Agency: Agriculture and Rural Development For immediate release: March 28, 2019Media contact: Jessy Sielski (MDARD), 517-284-5725 orRyan Soulard (DNR), 517-284-6184 LANSING – The Michigan departments of Agriculture and Rural and Development and Natural Resources have confirmed chronic wasting disease Read more…


This site is a joint project of the Boone and Crockett Club, Mule Deer Foundation, and Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation. These non-profit wildlife conservation organizations formed the Chronic Wasting Disease Alliance in January 2002 to address CWD. Other organizations have since joined the Alliance.

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The mission of the CWD Alliance is to promote responsible and accurate communications regarding CWD, and to support strategies that effectively control CWD to minimize its impact on wild, free-ranging cervids including deer, elk, and moose.

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