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Positive test from this sample size increases concern that more CWD-positive deer might be present in the immediate area where the deer was taken.
Plan covers action items like surveillance and monitoring, education and outreach, biosecurity and safety, research, and public involvement.
Agency sampled more than 6,000 deer for chronic wasting disease statewide in 2016; positive detections primarily within the endemic area in southern Wisconsin.
All but one of those positives were in a cluster that was about four miles west of Lanesboro.
Among the restrictions now covered by regulation is the prohibition on importing into Pennsylvania any high-risk parts from deer, elk, moose or other cervids harvested within states or Canadian provinces where CWD is present.
Baiting, feeding ban in CWD-affected counties the one remaining tool the DNR has to slow CWD spread.
In 2005, CWD was found in captive and wild white-tailed deer in Oneida County. After intensive disease response efforts, no subsequent cases have been detected.
Agency looking to capture 500 deer over five years in two study areas; predators also being collared.
Previous effort failed, but he’s bringing proposal back on short public notice.
Test results still pending on deer from a handful of counties and on 86 deer tissue samples from the Clayton County special deer collection effort that ended on March 5.
It’s the first known case of chronic wasting disease in deer in the county.
Hunter groups, others working on response plan consensus.
But there’s concern that it could take years to implement the revisions, particularly changes that might require legislative action or regulatory changes.
Cases localized to an existing management area in the western part of the state.
Meeting prompted after a deer harvested during the 2016 hunting season in west-central Clayton County tested positive for chronic wasting disease — the first wild deer that tested positive for CWD outside of Allamakee County.
Two deer farms will remain under quarantine for five years after the last potentially-exposed deer is gone.
Agency says move would provide more permanent status and structure to requirements and restrictions that have been addressed by executive order.
It’s the first chronic wasting disease-positive wild deer confirmed outside of Allamakee County; meeting scheduled to discuss disease
Two meetings scheduled for interested landowners, hunters and deer farmers.
State taking steps, following plan to deploy early detection and containment strategy
Helping DNR collect additional deer samples near Harpers Ferry to look for chronic wasting disease
In first poll, majority said they wouldn’t eat venison from deer taken in southeastern Minnesota, where there have been six positive CWD cases in the last two months
Wisconsin’s CWD expert, Mike Samuel, has suggestions for DNR and Natural Resources Board on white-tailed deer health
Wisconsin’s top CWD researcher retiring at the end of January
That’s down about 11,000 from the previous year, according to a State of Illinois release on deer hunting numbers for 2016-17
Since presence of disease in state was confirmed last February, the state Game and Fish Commission has had to send tissue samples to a Wisconsin lab