Wisconsin CWD News

WI – New CWD Detection in a Wild Deer Harvested in Dunn County During the 2019 Archery Deer Season

Contact(s): Kris Johansen, Wildlife District Supervisor, 608-396-1062, Kris.Johansen@Wisconsin.GovJess Carstens, Wildlife Area Supervisor, 715-577-8829, Jess.Carstens@Wisconsin.GovNovember 22, 2019 at 12:40:22 pm EAU CLAIRE, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has confirmed that a wild deer tested positive for chronic wasting disease near Menomonie in Dunn County. The CWD-positive deer was an adult buck harvested during Read more…

WI – New CWD detection in a wild deer harvested in Marquette County during the 2018 gun deer season

Contact(s): Jeff Pritzl, DNR Northeast District wildlife supervisor, 920-662-5127 MADISON – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has confirmed that a wild deer has tested positive for chronic wasting disease in southeast Marquette County. The CWD-positive deer was an adult doe harvested during the 2018 gun deer season and tested as Read more…

WI – Additional CWD detections in more wild deer in Eau Claire County will be a topic of public meeting on February 27

By Central Office February 19, 2019 Contact(s): Bill Hogseth, wildlife biologist for Eau Claire and Chippewa counties, 715-839-3771 MADISON – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has confirmed that two wild deer have tested positive for chronic wasting disease in western Eau Claire County, in the towns of Brunswick and Drammen following fall Read more…

WI – DATCP Confirms Chronic Wasting Disease at Depopulated Washington County Deer Farm

Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection sent this bulletin at 12/10/2018 12:46 PM CSTDATCP Confirms Chronic Wasting Disease at Depopulated Washington County Deer FarmRelease Date: December 10, 2018 Media Contacts:Leeann Duwe, Public Information Officer, (608) 224-5005Bill Cosh, Communications Director, (608) 224-5020 MADISON – Based on test results from Read more…

WI – DATCP Confirms CWD-Positive Elk in Sauk County

Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection sent this bulletin at 06/25/2018 04:21 PM CDT DATCP Confirms CWD-Positive Elk in Sauk County Contact:   Bill Cosh, Communications Director, 608-224-5020, William2.Cosh@wi.gov   MADISON – The Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) confirms that an elk from a breeding farm in Sauk Read more…

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TESTING LABORATORIES IN Wisconsin

Wisconsin Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory
6101 Mineral Point Rd. Madison WI 53705-4494
608-262-5432 or 800-608-8387
http://www.wvdl.wisc.edu/

Locations Where CWD Was Found

Counties (accurate as of March 2019)

Adams, Columbia, Crawford, Dane, Dodge, Eau Claire, Grant, Green, Iowa, Jefferson, Juneau, Kenosha,  Lafayette, Lincoln, Marquette, Milwaukee, Portage, Racine, Richland, Rock, Sauk, Walworth, Washburn, Washington, Waukesha, Vernon

 

Legislation

Act 240 – 2003 Wisconsin Act 240

AN ACT to amend 29.335; and to create 29.336 of the statutes; relating to: feeding deer for viewing or hunting and 

granting rule−making authority.
2003 Wisconsin Act 240 – PDF document

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