NADeFA News

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...
08-18-2010
A Clark County judge's decision that gives Amish farmers the religious right to be exempted from the state's premises identification registration law is not likely to be appealed. District Attorney Darwin Zwieg told WCCN Radio in Neillsville that officials with the Department of Agriculture in Madison recently decided not to pursue an appeal of Judge Jon Counsell's March 9 ruling that the state's...
08-10-2010
None of the 450 deer killed this past winter by sharpshooters in the area of a minor bovine tuberculosis outbreak near Skime, Minn., tested positive for the disease. Michelle Carstensen, wildlife health program coordinator for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, said the lab results mark the first time the disease hasn't shown up in winter sampling since sharpshooting began in 2007....