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Deer In Michigan With Likely CWD Confirmed

By Brandon Champion @ MLive, October 2, 2017.A female deer taken during Michigan's youth deer hunting season has been diagnosed with chronic wasting disease.According to the Department of Natural Resources, the 3.5-year old animal taken in Montcalm County is likely to be the 10th free-ranging deer in the state found to have the CWD, a fatal [...]

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It's National Farm to School Month

National Farm to School Month, held each October, was designed by Congress in 2010 to teach children and school leaders about the importance of nutrition, eating fresh fruits and veggies, and supporting local economies - such as farms and orchards. The Farm to School Network works with more than 220 organizations and reaches an audience [...]

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CWD In Deer In Franklin County, PA

Franklin County is now a part of Disease Management Area 2 following the discovery of Chronic Wasting Disease among captive deer in the area. Local residents can learn more about how they can keep it from spreading at a seminar tonight at the Greencastle Sportsman’s Club, offered by Rep. Paul Schemel and Sen. John Eichelberger.Disease [...]

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Private Plane Hits Elk On Landing Strip In Oregon

Imagine this: You are flying around in your own private jet with your buddy about to land when all of a sudden two elk run out onto the landing strip. What do you do?This happened to Pilot Todd Rudberg, 49, when he touched down at Nehalem Bay State Park in Oregon over the weekend. Rudberg [...]

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New Worry For Outdoor Enthusiasts: Dwarf Deer Ticks

Connecticut researchers have identified what appears to be the first "dwarf deer tick" ever found in this state or anywhere else.But one top expert said scientists at the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station are still trying to figure out what their discovery really means."We do not exactly know what the significance of this abnormality is," said [...]

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Mysterious Illness Affects Wildlife, Police Shoot

ROSS TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — Some people who live in Ross Township say something strange is going on with wildlife in the area. They are concerned and wondering if it could also affect them.Barbara Leininger, who lives in the area, says she’s very worried.“That there is a disease going around,” she said. “Could it be transmitted [...]

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Rid Squirrels From Gardens This September

In September, homeowners may notice a rise in the squirrel population; and while it may sound nuts, there is a season for squirrel mating. The first litter that they have is born between the months of February and April, and the second litter that they have happens between the months of August and September. Pregnancy in [...]

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Types of Plants Deer Eat

Without a deer fence, garden protection is rather difficult to achieve. Although it may seem as if deer are gone for the summer season, deer hunters are now pushing them out of their woodland homes and back onto lawns and gardens, seeking security and food. If gardeners aren't careful, they will find that their flowerbeds [...]

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CWD In Deer Spread Into South-Central Kansas

Last fall, two deer from Stafford County tested positive for chronic wasting disease, a contagious disease that’s always fatal to deer, elk and moose.At roughly 60 away, it’s the closest the disease has been detected in deer near Wichita.Shane Hesting, wildlife disease coordinator for Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism, said biologists are hoping [...]

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Deer Disease Spreads Through Washington State

A disease that can be deadly to deer has been found for the first time in Washington. Wildlife managers are asking people to not give deer food or water — in hopes of minimizing the spread of the infection.Adenovirus Hemorrhagic Disease — or AHD — is common in other western states. Washington’s first confirmed case [...]

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