News from the region: Statewide By Joe Jerek, Nov 30, 2018 JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reports that a young buck harvested in Stone County in early November has tested positive for the deadly deer disease…Read More
Last update : October 31, 2018 Following the discovery of a case of chronic wasting disease (CWD) in a farm-raised deer in the Laurentides region, Ministère des Forêts, de la Faune et des Parcs (MFFP) is implementing measures to protect wildlife,…Read More
11/29/2018 8:09:14 AM From MDWFP Issaquena – The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) received confirmation from the National Veterinary Services Laboratory that the hunter-harvested 2.5-year-old, female white-tailed deer voluntarily submitted in Issaquena County on November 1, 2018, tested…Read More
10/30/2018 3:24:47 PM From MDWFP PONTOTOC – The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) received confirmation from the National Veterinary Services Laboratory that a white-tailed deer collected in Pontotoc County on October 8, 2018 tested positive for Chronic Wasting…Read More
11/21/2018 9:27:26 AM JACKSON - The Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s Wildlife Health Laboratory has confirmed that an adult buck mule deer from Grand Teton National Park has tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD). The deer had been struck by…Read More
Hunting Fri Nov 16 10:27:40 MST 2018 CWD map updated 11-16-2018 Test results from three deer harvested in Blaine County have tested positive for chronic wasting disease. The deer were harvested within the 2018 priority surveillance area, which includes the…Read More
Release Date: November 15, 2018 Media Contacts: Leeann Duwe, Public Information Officer, 608-224-5005 Bill Cosh, Communications Director, 608-224-5020 MADISON – Based on test results from the National Veterinary Services Laboratory, the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) confirms that…Read More
11/14/2018 CHEYENNE - The Wyoming Game and Fish Department confirmed a buck mule deer has tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD) in Deer Hunt Area 5. The deer was harvested south of Sundance. CWD has previously been documented in neighboring…Read More
Saint Paul, Minn - Chronic wasting disease was detected in four harvested samples from farmed deer at a quarantined farm in Crow Wing County. The farm has been under movement restrictions and monitored by the Board since December 2016 when two…Read More
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.
The CWD Alliance and its partner organizations are committed to providing timely, scientifically accurate information regarding chronic wasting disease, its impacts on wildlife and humans, and recommendations for its control.
Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) is a transmissible neurological disease of deer and elk that produces small lesions in brains of infected animals. It is characterized by loss of body condition, behavioral abnormalities and death. CWD is classified as a transmissible spongiform encephalopathy (TSE), and is similar to mad cow disease in cattle and scrapie in sheep.