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CWD status changes in 3 southwest counties

CWD status changes in 3 southwest counties

By Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency

Three counties have had their chronic wasting disease (CWD) status changed following confirmation of the disease (CWD) in new areas of southwest Tennessee. Haywood and Chester counties have been reclassified from high risk counties to CWD-positive counties after deer tested positive in the respective counties. Lauderdale County has been added as a high-ris...

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Missouri increases feral hog elimination, adapts 2020 strategy

Missouri increases feral hog elimination, adapts 2020 strategy

By Missouri Department of Conservation

The Missouri Feral Hog Elimination Partnership eliminated 10,495 feral hogs from Missouri in 2019, and will increase efforts in 2020 as multiple agencies work together to eliminate feral hogs from the state. Partnership members participating in on-the-ground trapping efforts include the U.S. Forest Service (USFS), Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC)...

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Recent Hunting News

Final deer harvest totals more than 285,400
Final deer harvest totals more than 285,400

By Missouri Department of Conservation

Missouri's 2019-2020 deer-hunting season ended Jan. 15 with a preliminary total deer harvest of 285,483. Of the deer harvested, 133,914 were antlered bucks, 27,931 were button bucks, and 123,638 were does. Top harvest counties for the overa... READ MORE


8 deer positive for CWD in 2019 gun season
8 deer positive for CWD in 2019 gun season

By North Dakota Game and Fish Department

Eight deer taken during the 2019 North Dakota deer gun season tested positive for chronic wasting disease, according to Dr. Charlie Bahnson, wildlife veterinarian for the Game and Fish Department. All were antlered deer taken from areas pre... READ MORE


Commission hears 2019 elk, bear harvest reports
Commission hears 2019 elk, bear harvest reports

By Arkansas Game and Fish Commission

Arkansas’s bear and elk harvests showed slight declines during the 2019 season, but biologists report that much of the decrease could be attributed to last year’s extremely productive hard mast. According to Myron Means, large c... READ MORE


New deer and moose feeding regulation adopted
New deer and moose feeding regulation adopted

By New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

A new regulation now in effect aims to reduce problems caused by wildlife feeding and establish strict procedures for the use of tick-control devices designed to treat deer. Prohibiting the feeding of wild deer and moose is a best manageme... READ MORE


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