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Hundreds attend CWD hearing in Spooner April 24, 2012 Wisconsin

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Hundreds attend CWD hearing in Spooner
 April 24, 2012 Wisconsin, WQOW TV News 18 

... the many possible impacts of CWD found in a deer near Shell Lake. DNR staff admitted that a breakdown in communication led to a three-month delay in testing the head of the sick deer. By that time, wardens had already disposed of the deer's body at a nearby wildlife area. When word came last month that it had CWD, they returned to the site, and discovered predators had taken nearly everything. While that is actually preferable than the deer decomposing into the soil, that area has now been fenced ...

DNR announces CWD measures for northwestern Wisconsin
 April 24, 2012 Pioneer Press
Landowners living within a 2-mile radius of the site west of Shell Lake where chronic wasting disease was discovered last fall will, if interested, receive special permits to shoot a deer this summer for testing ... Baiting and feeding of deer also will be banned in four counties.

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