U.S Department of Agriculture wildlife services sharpshooters are in Fillmore County aiming to fight Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), as the state continues to fight against the fatal disease.
They have been preparing to target deer in a relatively small area, where a total of eight animals tested positive for CWD since last fall, according to Outdoor News...
St. Paul, MN (KROC-AM News) - The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is reporting that lab tests have confirmed another case of Chronic Wasting Disease in southeastern Minnesota’s wild deer herd.
There were two cases of "chronic wasting disease" in the November deer hunt in southeastern Minnesota. Nothing has been found since, but as a precaution, the D-N-R has set up a special hunt from 12/31-1/16 in the suspected area.
Conservation officer Phil George was on Rochester's Good Morning with Rich and KD last Friday with all the details of how you can be involved.