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Chronic Wasting Disease

Elk Tests Positive for Chronic Wasting Disease in Park

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s Wildlife Health Laboratory confirmed on December 16 that an elk in Grand Teton National Park tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD). The cow elk was harvested by a participant in the park’s elk…

Game and Fish plans for deadly disease at elk feedgrounds

By Angus M. Thuermer Jr., WyoFile.com Fearful that Chronic Wasting Disease will ravage some 20,000 elk on 23 winter feedgrounds, Wyoming Game and Fish Department launched a statewide initiative Tuesday aimed at untangling a knotted management question: How to avoid…

Chronic Wasting Disease found in deer west of Continental Divide

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department have confirmed chronic wasting disease (CWD) in deer hunt area 152, approximately 12 miles west of Bondurant on Willow Creek. The mule deer buck that tested positive was hunter-harvested. This is the first time…

Game and Fish to eliminate elk feedground

By Mike Koshmrl Jackson Hole Daily Via- Wyoming News Exchange JACKSON — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will eliminate the legally embattled Alkali Creek elk feedground in coming years as the threat of chronic wasting disease looms. The Bridger-Teton…

Group continues work on wasting disease

By Floyd Whiting, Buffalo Bulletin Via- Wyoming News Exchange BUFFALO — A working group formed by the Wyoming Game and Fish Department is exploring options and taking public opinion on the management of chronic wasting disease throughout Wyoming. In April,…

Officials work to determine next step with wasting disease

By Mike Koshmrl Jackson Hole News&Guide Via Wyoming News Exchange JACKSON — The buck mule deer whose lymph nodes would ultimately test positive for chronic wasting disease went to the dump like any other roadkill. It took two weeks to…