NADeFA News

10-12-2010
Following a request from the European Commission, the Panel on Biological Hazards (BIOHAZ Panel) was asked to deliver a scientific opinion on the results of the EU survey for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in cervids. Following from past recommendations from the Scientific Steering Committee (SSC) and EFSA, the European Commission set up a survey aimed at detecting the possible presence of CWD and...
10-08-2010
The Missouri Department of Conservation published a draft elk-restoration plan that addresses concerns about property damage, veterinary diseases and traffic safety. By Jim Low - The Conservation Department posted the 39-page draft plan and a video summarizing the document on its website missouriconservation.org. The plan calls for releasing up to 150 elk into a 346-square-mile area of Shannon,...
10-07-2010
Steamboat Springs - Eight years ago, news of the discovery of chronic wasting disease in Northwest Colorado arrived like a thunderclap, with many communities expressing concern about the impact it would have on hunting in one of the state's best big-game regions. Fortunately, the worst fears have not come to pass. CWD was first described as a clinical syndrome found in captive mule deer in...
10-05-2010
Salem County, NJ --(Ammoland.com)- The NJDEP Division of Fish and Wildlife's Office of Fish and Wildlife Health and Forensics (OFWHF) reports that Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease (EHD) has been confirmed in Deer Management Zone 63 in Salem County. A total of 80 deer are believed to have died due to this EHD outbreak from mid-September to mid-October, 2010. The virus is transmitted from infected...
09-30-2010
Released by the U.S. Department of Justice: TYLER, TX - A 41-year-old Austin, Texas licensed deer breeder has been sentenced for illegally transporting wildlife in the Eastern District of Texas announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today. Lance Clawson pleaded guilty on April 14, 2010, to the felony offense of smuggling whitetail deer from Oklahoma into Texas in violation of state and federal...