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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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White Tailed Deer

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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Confined Wildlife Regulations Proposal

  Join the conversation and share your thoughts on these proposed regulations to keep Missouri's deer herd healthy. Comment now.

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People fill the auditorium at Conservation Commission meeting room.

Conservation Action June 2014

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A white-tailed deer doe and fawn with spots.

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

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 remains confined to Linn-Macon-County Core Area

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Four new cases from targeted deer reduction brings total to 10 in Missouri free-ranging deer.

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