Posts Tagged ‘Chronic wasting disease’

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Manitoba responding to first case of chronic wasting disease

The discovery of a suffering male mule deer was confirmed on Nov. 1, 2021 as Manitoba’s first case of chronic wasting disease (CWD).

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Technology used to prepare for CWD fight

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) is taking a high-tech approach in order to prepare for a fight against Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), should it ever enter the province.

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New measures reduce risk of CWD entering Ontario

Additional regulations meant to prevent Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) from entering Ontario were introduced on December 17.

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CWD testing continues

CWD testing is taking place in two areas of Ontario this year.

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Province bolsters CWD efforts

A proposal meant to drastically reduce the risk of CWD from entering the province was announced on July 15 on the Environmental Registry of Ontario.

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CWD surveys show promising results

Two chronic wasting disease (CWD) surveys completed by Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) staff did not detect the disease.

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Game changer

Imagine an autumn in which our deer, moose, elk, and caribou herds have been decimated by a disease that has no cure. Imagine hunting when you cannot trust the edibility of the venison you harvest. Then imagine this is the new normal.

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Province proposes updating plan to prevent CWD

The province has proposed updating a plan to prevent chronic wasting disease (CWD), a progressive, fatal brain disease that affects deer, elk, moose, and caribou, the Ministry of Natural Resources (MNRF) and Forestry announced.

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MNRF steps up CWD monitoring

Ontario’s MNRF has responded quickly to a Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) outbreak in nearby Quebec. The discovery was made on a red deer farm that’s within 15 kilometres of the provincial border.