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CWD surveillance continues

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) will be conducting its Chronic Wasting Disease Provincial Surveillance Program again in two regions during the firearms season for deer.

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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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Top 10 articles of 2018

2018 seems to have come and gone in a flash! As we draw near to 2019, it’s always fun to take a look back at what piqued your interest…

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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.

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UPDATE: CWD found in Quebec, sections closed

Quebec’s Ministry of Forests, Wildlife and Parks (MFFP) has prohibited hunting, trapping, and fishing over a limited section of hunting zones 9 West and 10 East until Nov. 18, 2018…

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CWD testing in Grey and Huron Counties

Watch for MNRF staff during the gun season.

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Q&A: Are salt licks a potential cause of the spread of CWD among deer?

Some local hunting guides are promoting salt licks for deer. Is this a potential cause of the spread of chronic wasting disease (CWD) in white tails?

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Ontario still clear of CWD

Though chronic wasting disease (CWD) has made its way into neighbouring U.S. states, it has still not been found in Ontario.