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Chronic Wasting Disease

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Prevention, Early Detection Control of CWD An Excerpt from Fall 2017 Fair Chase Michael D. Samuel – Wisconsin Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit, Emeritus Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison Michael W. Miller – Senior Wildlife Veterinarian, Colorado Division of Parks and Wildlife Chronic...
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An Allied Front An Excerpt from Summer 2017 Fair Chase Matt Dunfee – Program Manager, Wildlife Management Institute Until the late 1990s, most hunters, and even wildlife biologists, had very little awareness of what Chronic Wasting Disease was, and nobody was prepared for the impact it would have...
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Looking Hard—Hardly Looking: Detecting Chronic Wasting Disease An Excerpt from Spring 2017 Fair Chase Michael W. Miller – Senior Wildlife Veterinarian, Colorado Division of Parks and Wildlife John R. Fischer – B&C Professional Member, Director and Professor, Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife...
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An Excerpt from Winter 2016 Fair Chase Michael W. Miller – Senior Wildlife Veterinarian, Colorado Division of Parks and Wildlife John R. Fischer – B&C Professional Member, Director and Professor, Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, University of Georgia The First Five (or More)...
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An Excerpt from Summer 2018 Fair Chase David Hewitt, Charlie DeYoung, Randy DeYoung, Bill Eikenhorst, F. Butch Weckerly, Matthew Wagner, Ivan Castro-Arellano Download complete article. The prominence of chronic wasting disease (CWD) in the media waxes as new cases are discovered and wanes as the...
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Effective Date: December 7, 2018 Situational Overview The Boone and Crockett Club, the nation’s oldest hunter-conservationist organization, previously released a position statementregarding its concerns with Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD). The Club maintains that CWD poses a significant wildlife...
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Effective Date: March 29, 2018 Revised: April 16, 2018 Situational Overview Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) is a highly contagious, always-fatal disease that affects cervids such as deer, elk, and moose. It is difficult to detect in live animals because there is not a practical test to determine if...
The Boone and Crockett Club today affirmed its commitment to fighting Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) by supporting recently introduced House legislation HR 837 . Congressman Ralph Abraham (R-LA) has introduced the Chronic Wasting Disease Transmission in Cervidae Study Act (HR 837) in the House. If...
The Boone and Crockett Club today announced that it has released a new position statement on Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD). The position affirms the best way to prevent CWD introduction and establishment is to prohibit all human-assisted live cervid movements. "The Club has been closely involved...
The Boone and Crockett Club Board of Directors recently approved a second year of research funding targeted at finding answers to combat Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD). The Club and other organizations have been concerned about CWD for quite some time. Together with the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation...

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