Category: CWD

Potential for American Crows to spread infectious prions in the environment 0

Potential for American Crows to spread infectious prions in the environment

What role do scavengers have on the spread of prion diseases in the environment?  A recent study has shown that fecal extracts from American Crows that were fed scrapie prions were able to cause...

Tracking Deer Across Borders 0

Tracking Deer Across Borders

On June 18th, the CCWHC Western-Northern staff received a call from a Fish & Wildlife Officer out of Brooks, AB; he was calling to enquire about a mule deer buck that was spotted near...

Conquer Chronic Wasting Disease with Science and Policy 0

Conquer Chronic Wasting Disease with Science and Policy

There are health threats to wildlife in Canada and worldwide, with spill over to people and domestic animals, but Canada has been ahead of the pack in planning, preparedness and active stewardship of wildlife...

Report Available: Management of Chronic Wasting Disease in Canada 0

Report Available: Management of Chronic Wasting Disease in Canada

The second of two national workshops to review the management of Chronic Wasting Disease in Canada was held in Saskatoon on 5-6 April 2011. The report from this workshop, entitled A Proposal for Canada’s...