Two North Dakota deer test positive for CWD in 2016

February 23, 2017 by  
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Two North Dakota deer test positive for CWD in 2016

Last fall I wrote about specific restrictions that regulate the importation of deer carcasses and heads from other states, and the rules for transporting deer out of deer hunting Unit 3F2 in south central North Dakota. Unit 3F2, located west of the Missouri River and bordering the South Dakota state line, is targeted because it […]

North Dakota Continues Fight Against CWD

September 7, 2016 by  
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North Dakota Continues Fight Against CWD

A decade ago, North Dakota still did not have its first documented case of chronic wasting disease in a wild deer. However, since every bordering state or province had at that time documented CWD in wild or farmed deer herds, the North Dakota Game and Fish Department had already adopted its first rules and regulations […]

Diseases That Can Affect Deer Populations

November 11, 2015 by  
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Diseases That Can Affect Deer Populations

With deer season in full swing, it’s a good time to take a look at a couple of diseases that can influence the state’s deer populations. As we all know, wildlife can get diseases, just like humans. In a recent North Dakota Game and Fish Department webcast, Dr. Dan Grove, the Department’s wildlife veterinarian, shared […]