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Chronic Wasting Disease

CWD kills deer, elk, and moose. Get the facts, and help protect Missouri's white-tailed deer from this disease.

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Chronic Wasting Disease in Missouri

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Disease management strategies for our white-tailed deer herd

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Citizen help critical to avoid spreading wildlife diseases

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Proper disposal of deer carcasses is one key element in efforts to limit the spread of chronic wasting disease.

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Conservation Action June 2014

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Conservation Department urges state-wide vigilance to protect white-tailed deer

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Anyone who sees sick deer should report it to their local conservation agent or office.

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CWD Core Area Map

CWD Core Area Map

The olive-color box on this map shows the core area around where CWD has been found, and where MDC will be working with local landowners to reduce deer numbers. The core area is comprised of a 30-square-mile block along the northern part of the Linn- and Macon-county border and comprises about 2% of the counties’ total area.

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CWD found in two free-ranging deer from Macon County

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Two positive results for Chronic Wasting Disease are first for free-ranging deer in Missouri.

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CWD Management Area

CWD Management Area

GRAY AREAS: The northeastern Missouri counties of Adair, Chariton, Linn, Macon, Randolph, and Sullivan highlighted in gray show MDC's original management area in and around where chronic wasting disease (CWD) was first discovered.BROWN AREAS: In addition, the northeastern counties of Knox, Scotland, Schuyler, Shelby, and Putnam, and the central Missouri counties of Boone, Callaway, Cole, Cooper, Miller, Moniteau, Morgan, and Osage highlighted in brown show the expanded current CWD management area in and around where CWD has been discovered.

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CWD Management Zone Map

CWD Management Zone Map

The northeastern counties of Adair, Chariton, Linn, Macon, Randolph, and Sullivan highlighted in gray show the Missouri Department of Conservation's original CWD management area in and around where chronic wasting disease was first discovered in Linn and Macon counties. The central Missouri counties of Boone, Callaway, Cole, Cooper, Miller, Moniteau, Morgan, and Osage, and the northeastern counties of Knox, Schuyler, Scotland, Shelby, and Putnam highlighted in brown show MDC's expanded, current CWD management area in and around where the disease was later confirmed in Cole and Adair counties.

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CWD Management Zone Map

Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) has been found in Adair, Cole, Linn, Macon and, most recently, Franklin counties. MDC's proposed CWD management zones, highlighted in orange, include all counties within a 25-mile radius of where a CWD-positive deer has been found.

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