NDA Continues Virtual Meetings to Discuss Chronic Wasting Disease Management in Pennsylvania

The National Deer Association (NDA) continues hosting a series of virtual public meetings supported by the Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC) to discuss Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in the state. During each meeting, NDA President and CEO Nick Pinizzotto is joined by representatives from the PGC and other experts in the field to discuss the latest plans on… Continue reading NDA Continues Virtual Meetings to Discuss Chronic Wasting Disease Management in Pennsylvania

Sensis Teams with USDA Agricultural Research Service and NASA Tournament Lab to Offer $170K to Combat Chronic Wasting Disease

The Detect to Protect Challenge seeks a live animal test for CWD WASHINGTON — Sensis, on behalf of the United States Department of Agriculture–Agricultural Research Service and NASA Tournament Lab, is putting up a total of $170,000 in prize money, with $60,000 going to the team or person that can develop a live animal screening test… Continue reading Sensis Teams with USDA Agricultural Research Service and NASA Tournament Lab to Offer $170K to Combat Chronic Wasting Disease

onX Renews National Deer Association Corporate Sponsorship through 2024

The National Deer Association (NDA) has announced onX will extend its sponsorship for another three years. Support from onX plays a critical role in enabling NDA’s deer conservation efforts and broader mission goals. The onX Hunt app is the leader in mobile mapping technology for hunters, landowners and outdoor enthusiasts and the perfect fit for… Continue reading onX Renews National Deer Association Corporate Sponsorship through 2024

DEER PROTECTION PROGRAM TRANSITIONING FROM THE ARCHERY TRADE ASSOCIATION TO THE RESPONSIBLE HUNTING SCENT ASSOCIATION

The Archery Trade Association and the Responsible Hunting Scent Association are working together to transition the Deer Protection Program from ATA management to RHSA management by April 1, 2021. The ATA launched the DPP in March 2016 as the threat of chronic wasting disease increased nationwide. Program participants include urine-based scent manufacturers and their suppliers… Continue reading DEER PROTECTION PROGRAM TRANSITIONING FROM THE ARCHERY TRADE ASSOCIATION TO THE RESPONSIBLE HUNTING SCENT ASSOCIATION

DNR Confirms CWD In Wood County Wild Deer; Renews Baiting And Feeding Bans

WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) confirms the first wild deer has tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD) in southern Wood County in the Town of Port Edwards, within ten miles of Juneau and Adams counties. As required by state law, the DNR will renew the baiting and feeding bans… Continue reading DNR Confirms CWD In Wood County Wild Deer; Renews Baiting And Feeding Bans

Chronic wasting disease testing paused, will resume in 2021

LINCOLN, Neb. — With the move to online deer checking for the November firearm season, the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will not collect samples to test for chronic wasting disease. Hunters wishing to have their deer tested for chronic wasting disease can do so, for a fee, through the Nebraska Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory at… Continue reading Chronic wasting disease testing paused, will resume in 2021

The Association Applauds Congress and the Administration for Enacting the Historic America’s Conservation Enhancement Act (S.3051)

Washington D.C. (October 30, 2020)- Today, the Association, along with the nation’s hunters, anglers, conservationists, and outdoor enthusiasts of every kind, celebrated the President’s signing of the most important fish and wildlife legislation enacted this congressional session, S. 3051, the America’s Conservation Enhancement Act (ACE Act). The bill ensures continuation of two of the most successful… Continue reading The Association Applauds Congress and the Administration for Enacting the Historic America’s Conservation Enhancement Act (S.3051)

America’s Conservation Enhancement Act (S. 3051) Passes Congress, another Policy Win for Sportsmen and Women

October 1, 2020 (WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives built off the historic passage of the Great American Outdoors Act, and other conservation victories in the 116th Congress, by passing America’s Conservation Enhancement (ACE) Act (S. 3051), on a voice vote, making this Congress one of the most impactful for sportsmen and women… Continue reading America’s Conservation Enhancement Act (S. 3051) Passes Congress, another Policy Win for Sportsmen and Women

More Hunters And Organizations Encouraged To Join The Fight Against Chronic Wasting Disease

Adopt a kiosk or dumpster to help support CWD management around the state. / Photo Credit: Wisconsin DNR

Adopt-a-Kiosk And Adopt-a-Dumpster Programs Open Statewide MADISON, Wis. – No one cares more about Wisconsin deer than Wisconsin hunters, which is why for the past two years, individuals and organizations around the state have partnered with the Department of Natural Resources to place more chronic wasting disease (CWD) self-service kiosks and carcass disposal dumpsters for hunters… Continue reading More Hunters And Organizations Encouraged To Join The Fight Against Chronic Wasting Disease

DNR Offers Robust Statewide CWD Testing

New Online Form For Hunters MADISON, Wis. – In cooperation with local businesses, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources staff will collect deer heads for chronic wasting disease (CWD) testing during the 2020 archery, crossbow and gun hunting seasons. The health of the deer herd relies on commitment from hunters. Managing CWD begins with knowing where the disease… Continue reading DNR Offers Robust Statewide CWD Testing