Pennsylvania Game Commission expands CWD rules

Above: Wayne Laroche, the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s special assistant for CWD Response, addresses a press conference in Kirkwood, N.Y., on Wednesday, May 16 regarding the finalized CWD Risk Minimization Plan in neighboring New York state. (Video by Steve Piatt/Outdoor News) Pennsylvanians who harvest deer anywhere in New York, Ohio, Maryland or West Virginia no longer…

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Northern Wisconsin County Has First Documented Case of CWD

Outdoor NewsA new CWD discovery in Oneida County has ramifications for hunters and local businesses alike. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources reported a wild deer suffering from chronic wasting disease in Oneida County. This is the county’s first documented case of a CWD-positive deer. The discovery took place in the town of Crescent, just…

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Michigan Game Ranch Owner Sentenced for Falsifying CWD Testing Info

Travis SmolaGame ranch owner gets jail and fines for false CWD information. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has been cracking down more and more when it comes to chronic wasting disease (CWD) and violations related to the deadly neurological disease. Now the DNR has just announced a game ranch owner has been sentenced on…

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System Failure Could Have Big Implications for Minnesota CWD Case

It was arguably preventable, and the fallout is yet to be determined. Winona County is home to one of the densest deer populations in Minnesota. It’s also home to a captive deer farm that, according to sources, had its entire herd of deer infected with Chronic Wasting Disease. Minnesota Department of Natural Resources officials found…

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