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Hunter help sought for monitoring CWD

The province is asking hunters to submit deer samples as part of continuing chronic wasting disease (CWD) surveillance efforts.

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Manitoba expands CWD efforts

Manitoba is stepping up its testing efforts to detect and combat chronic wasting disease (CWD) within its borders.

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Tire additives deadly to cohos

A compound identified as the cause of mass die-offs of coho salmon in Seattle, Washington’s urban creeks has also been detected in Toronto.

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Ontario whitetails test positive for COVID

The virus that causes COVID-19 was found in five white-tailed deer samples collected in southwestern Ontario last November.

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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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Blue-green algae confirmed on Lake Superior

Blue-green algae is now in the Ontario waters of Lake Superior.

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Moose poop needed for nutrition study

A Nipissing University researcher has put a call out for moose scat samples for a graduate student project that will compare the nutritional chemistry of moose forage in Newfoundland and Ontario.

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Wild turkeys resistant to West Nile virus

Many wild turkeys found to be resistant to the West Nile Virus via a survey funded by the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (OFAH).