Due to the regular amending of regulations in Alberta, it is recommended that before hunting you check these CWD regulations, as well as those of any other states or provinces in which you will be hunting or traveling through while transporting cervid carcasses. The contact information for Alberta can be seen below:
Last update was October 2021
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Agency & Contacts
CWD Regulations for Captive Cervids and Wildlife
New CWD Regulations in Development
CWD Testing Program For Captive Cervids
CWD Testing Program For Wildlife
Ban On Movement of Animal Parts?
CWD Found in Captive Cervids?
CWD Found In Free Ranging Cervids?
TESTING LABORATORIES IN albertaSorry, our records do not show any CWD testing laboratories, if you find this to be in error, please contact us.
Locations Where CWD Was Found
The great majority of infected deer came from areas in eastern and east central Alberta in primary watersheds where the disease continues to occur. However, CWD was detected in WMU 252 (north of Mundare), WMU 501 (south of Cold Lake), and WMU 132 (south of Vulcan) for the first time.
1. Hwy 41 – S. Saskatchewan River valley
2. Hwy 1 – Near Medicine Hat
3. East of Hwy 884 along Red Deer River
WMU complete PDF