Tennessee CWD News

TN – Commission Creates a CWD Deer Hunting Unit and Implements Science-Based Regulations for Disease Management

Actions Taken at May MeetingFriday, May 24, 2019 | 04:28pm NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission has made changes to deer hunting regulations in continued response to chronic wasting disease (CWD) which was found in three southwestern Tennessee counties last winter. The commission approved the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency’s Read more…

TN – Tennessee Preliminarily Detects Chronic Wasting Disease; Enacts CWD Response Plan

Friday, December 14, 2018 | 08:17pm NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) is enacting the Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Response plan, following a preliminary positive detection of CWD in white-tailed deer in Hardeman and Fayette counties. The response plan involves a coordinated effort between TWRA, Tennessee Department of Read more…

Local Deer Hunters Are Being Asked to Assist Wildlife Officials in Testing Deer for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD)

Although CWD has not been found in Tennessee, the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) will hold biological data collection checking stations locally this weekend. Local checking stations will be held at Jeff’s Market, Highway 64 East; Parsley’s #2, located on Highway 231 North; Fritz’s Market, Highway 431 North; and Coldwater Read more…

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Locations Where CWD Was Found

Counties(accurate as of 12/2021)

Chester, Crockett, Gibson, Fayette, Hardeman, Haywood, Henry, Lauderdale, Madison, McNairy, Shelby, Tipton, Weakley


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