Cash Flow Never Stops for MDC

Cash Flow Never Stops for MDC

Because of state cutbacks, 300 low-income parents in Missouri lost health-care coverage this year. The Grandview School District had to cut 60 positions, including 30 teachers. About 30 beds sit empty at the Western Missouri Mental Health Center in Kansas City because...
CWD: The Paper Tiger for Deer?

CWD: The Paper Tiger for Deer?

Much ink has been spilled about Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), which affects deer. CWD has slowly spread over the last few decades, and some hunters are worried it will decimate deer populations and a favorite outdoor pastime. Some have even questioned whether it is...
Another Wild Deer Found With CWD in Mississippi

Another Wild Deer Found With CWD in Mississippi

CWD has not been detected in Louisiana although it has been in 25 states, including Texas, Arkansas and Mississippi. Following the discovery of the first diseased deer in Mississippi the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) sampled 300 deer within a...
An Acid Found in Soil May Make CWD Less Infectious

An Acid Found in Soil May Make CWD Less Infectious

An acid found in rich humus soil breaks down the misfolded brain proteins — called prions — that cause chronic wasting disease. When concentrations of humic acid similar to those found in soils were applied to diseased elk brain tissue, chemical signatures of the...
Keith Warren Wins W.I.L.D. Awards

Keith Warren Wins W.I.L.D. Awards

Television show host and producer Keith Warren recently showed off his new W.I.L.D. Awards, which he won for Outdoor Advocacy and Hunting Ranch of the Year. “I am incredibly honored to have been given the W.I.L.D. ‘Outdoor Advocacy Award’ and for our...
New Legislation Calls for Study of CWD

New Legislation Calls for Study of CWD

Senators John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Doug Jones, D-Ala., and Michael Bennet, D-Colo., introduced legislation aimed at increasing the ability of wildlife managers to keep cervid populations healthy. The Chronic Wasting Disease Transmission in Cervidae Study Act (S. 3644)...