The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is once again asking for hunters to provide lymph node samples from their harvested deer and elk this fall to test for CWD.
In return, hunters may be eligible to win thousands of dollars in hunting gear...
A group of University of Wyoming researchers presents evidence that chronic wasting disease is driving evolution in mule deer.
Holly Ernest, a UW professor of wildlife genomics and disease ecology, was part of a research group that examined a single genetic mutation that is tied to the progression of chronic wasting disease in mule deer.
Deer hunters and other interested persons are invited by the Wyoming Game and Fish Department to a public meeting to discuss chronic wasting disease (CWD) management within the Laramie Mountains Herd Unit (Hunt Areas 59, 60, 64).
This herd unit has one of the highest prevalence rates of CWD in the state and any management actions taken will be done with public buy-in and participation, so assistan