Category: CWD

In the Field with Western/Northern: Mule deer tracking along the South Saskatchewan River 2

In the Field with Western/Northern: Mule deer tracking along the South Saskatchewan River

  Mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus), cervids indigenous to the western part of North America and famous for the size of their ears, are a species of particular interest to the Canadian Wildlife Health Cooperative...

Chronic wasting disease hunter surveillance program cut in Saskatchewan 2

Chronic wasting disease hunter surveillance program cut in Saskatchewan

Recently, the Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment indicated they have discontinued funding for the chronic wasting disease (CWD) hunter surveillance program in the province. The funds were used to collect and test hunter shot deer...

First case of clinical CWD in a wild elk from Saskatchewan 1

First case of clinical CWD in a wild elk from Saskatchewan

The discovery on February 5th, 2013 of a dead yearling male elk in a farm yard near Nipawin, Saskatchewan marks the first wild elk to be found that has died of chronic wasting disease...