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More Deer With CWD Have Some Questioning State's Management Plan April 15, 2016 Wisconsin

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More Deer With CWD Have Some Questioning State's Management Plan April 15, 2016 Wisconsin, Wisconsin Public Radio News
... According to the DNR's Hauge, research shows the prevalence and spread of CWD increased during the state’s more aggressive approach to managing the deer herd. The state once used longer seasons, liberal bag limits and sharpshooting for a limited period of time to prevent the spread of CWD...


Chronic wasting spreads in Wis. deer herd April 14. 2016 Wisconsin, KARE
... more than 9 percent of white-tailed deer tested last year were positive for CWD...
     Governor Walker defends state efforts to address CWD April 14, 2016 Wisconsin, Wisconsin Radio Network
... Governor Scott Walker is denying his administration has not taken an aggressive enough approach to deal with the issue... Walker added that science will drive any action the state takes, not politics ...
     Spike in positive CWD tests is a cause for concern April 13, 2016 Wisconsin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
... The 2015 prevalence rate was the highest since the disease was discovered in the state in 2002 and represented a spike of more than 50% from the previous year... The DNR processed 3,133 deer for CWD testing last year; 295 were positive (9.4%)...



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