chronic wasting disease

CODY — Chronic wasting disease continues to evade Wyoming Game and Fish staff. Despite many years of attempts to corral the disease, the number of deer infected with the neurological illness has not waned, but hope may be on the horizon. “What we’re seeing in some of these areas, where there is...
CODY — Chronic wasting disease continues to evade Wyoming Game and Fish staff. Despite many years of attempts to corral the disease, the number of deer infected with the neurological illness has not waned, but hope may be on the horizon. “What we’re seeing in some of these areas, where there is...
WGFD detects diseases in elk herds, rabbits   SHERIDAN (WNE) —Animal diseases have been identified in two species in the Sheridan region — chronic wasting disease in elk and rabbit hemorrhagic disease virus 2 in cottontail rabbits.  CWD was identified in three new Sheridan Region elk hunt areas...
Feds to reconsider two elk feedgrounds following CWD discoveries   By Angus M. Thuermer Jr., WyoFile.com   Following recent discoveries of Chronic Wasting Disease in feedground-supported elk herds, the U.S. Forest Service will conduct a detailed environmental review that could decide the fate of...
Chronic wasting disease makes more inroads into elk feeding region   By Mike Koshmrl Jackson Hole News&Guide Via Wyoming News Exchange   JACKSON — Chronic wasting disease has been detected in elk that dwell along the southwestern flank of the Wind River Range in an area where 80% or so of the...
Sublette County elk feeding program in doubt   By Joy Ufford Sublette Examiner  Via Wyoming News Exchange   PINEDALE — Feeding tons of hay to wild elk wintering around the Dell Creek feedground in Bondurant – to keep them out of privately owned haystacks – might not happen this year due to a Sept....
FROM WYOFILE:    Game and Fish now requires CWD sampling from some hunters   By Angus M. Thuermer Jr., WyoFile.com   For the first time ever, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department is requiring some hunters to collect samples from deer they kill to help monitor the spread of fatal, incurable chronic...

John Fandek guides his horse team while feeding about 1,000 elk at the Black Butte Feed Ground in the Upper Green River Basin. (Photo by Angus M. Thuermer Jr., WyoFile.com)

Game and Fish asks public to help solve elk, CWD, feed ground puzzle   By Angus M. Thuermer Jr., WyoFile.com   The Wyoming Game and Fish Department last week wrapped up a six-town tour aimed at launching stakeholder groups to generate “new ideas for management” of Wyoming’s 22 elk feedgrounds,...
Wyo Game and Fish issues 2K new elk tags as herds exceed goals   By Angus M. Thuermer Jr., WyoFile.com   Elk populations in Wyoming’s major herds are nearly 30% over objective Wyoming Game and Fish Department personnel revealed as their governing commission approved hunting seasons and nearly 2,000...
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...

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