Columnist Fear-Mongering About CWD

Columnist Fear-Mongering About CWD

Brett Roper’s column (The Herald Journal) on chronic wasting disease repeats the same old scaremongering we’ve heard for years now. We’ve heard claims that CWD will cause huge population declines of deer and elk. That it will destroy hunting. There were even a bunch...
Texas Confirms Two New Anthrax Locations

Texas Confirms Two New Anthrax Locations

Since the July 29, 2019 update, anthrax has been detected on two new premises in Crockett County and two new Sutton County premises. Anthrax has been previously confirmed in both counties this year. The newly identified premises are located in the following areas: One...
‘Unprecedented’ CWD Meeting Yields Nothing New

‘Unprecedented’ CWD Meeting Yields Nothing New

Midwestern wildlife officials wrapped up what was hailed as an unprecedented conference on chronic wasting disease Thursday without coming up with any new tactics for fighting the stubborn disease. Experts from a host of states including North and South Dakota, Iowa,...
Deer Farmer Pleads No Contest to DNR Charges

Deer Farmer Pleads No Contest to DNR Charges

The owner of two privately owned cervid (POC) facilities in Osceola County, Michigan, reappeared in court last week for sentencing related to 11 arrest warrants resulting from a Michigan Department of Natural Resources investigation. Facility owner Ryan Hopkins, 42,...