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Iowa DNR to host chronic wasting disease meetings Oct. 11 in Harpers Ferry and Waukon and Oct. 17 in Elkader

Iowa DNR to host chronic wasting disease meetings Oct. 11 in Harpers Ferry and Waukon and Oct. 17 in Elkader

  • 10/3/2017 12:33:00 PM
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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources has scheduled three meetings in northeast Iowa to discuss the results from the special scientific deer collection effort conducted during late January and February around Harpers Ferry and in the northern portion of Allamakee County. The collection effort was an important part of the Iowa DNR’s chronic wasting disease (CWD) monitoring.
12 Iowa deer test positive for chronic wasting disease from 2016-17 hunting seasons

12 Iowa deer test positive for chronic wasting disease from 2016-17 hunting seasons

  • 3/14/2017 10:44:00 AM
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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has closed the book on its 2016 chronic wasting disease monitoring effort that collected 4,879 tissue samples from wild deer with 12 samples testing positive for the disease. Test results are pending on deer from a handful of counties and on 86 deer tissue samples from the Clayton County special deer collection effort that ended on March 5.
Full house on hand for meeting on chronic wasting disease

Full house on hand for meeting on chronic wasting disease

  • 2/16/2017 9:20:00 AM
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Elkader, Iowa - Johnson’s Reception Hall in Elkader hosted a standing room only crowd of hunters, landowners and area residents on Monday night who were there to learn about chronic wasting disease and then gave their thoughts on how they wanted to address it.
Clayton County deer tests positive for chronic wasting disease

Clayton County deer tests positive for chronic wasting disease

  • 2/1/2017 8:25:00 AM
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A wild deer taken during the 2016 deer hunting season northwest of Elkader has tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD), which is the first CWD positive wild deer confirmed outside of Allamakee County.
DNR to continue surveillance for Chronic Wasting Disease

DNR to continue surveillance for Chronic Wasting Disease

  • 11/22/2016 1:55:00 PM
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The Iowa DNR’s wildlife staff will be collecting tissue samples during Iowa’s shotgun deer seasons to test for the presence of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in Iowa’s wild deer herd. 
Two Wild Deer Test Positive for Chronic Wasting Disease in Allamakee County

Two Wild Deer Test Positive for Chronic Wasting Disease in Allamakee County

  • 2/4/2016 10:26:00 AM
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DES MOINES – Two wild deer harvested in Allamakee County during the recent hunting season have been confirmed positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD), marking the third year in a row the disease has been confirmed in a wild Iowa deer, all in Allamakee County.
DNR To Continue Surveillance for Chronic Wasting Disease

DNR To Continue Surveillance for Chronic Wasting Disease

  • 11/17/2015 10:13:00 AM
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The Iowa DNR’s wildlife staff will be collecting tissue samples during Iowa’s shotgun deer seasons to test for the presence of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in Iowa’s wild deer herd.