In the rush to jump on the mandatory antler point restriction bandwagon, in some states the basic principles of biology are being ignored in favor of public opinion. The end results are confusion, unhappy hunters and poorly managed deer herds.
With no uniform approach to battle chronic wasting disease, state wildlife officials must work with federal officials and each other to fight CWD.
Chronic wasting disease was discovered in Norway in spring 2016 and also has been confirmed in South Korea, making it a worldwide problem.
Research into chronic wasting disease in white-tailed deer shows that infectious prions may be spread by the animals at food and water sources.
Scientific research shows white-tailed deer can transmit the prions that cause chronic wasting disease, and some of those ways may be surprising.
A research study confirms that maternal transmission of chronic wasting disease to fawns is possible via different pathways.
Top biologists, researchers, wildlife officials and others are gathering in Michigan this week to discuss chronic wasting disease in white-tailed deer.
Despite their inherent behavioral differences, gray wolves and coyotes share one common dietary interest: white-tailed deer.
It's a question hunters and land managers face and often discuss when talking about quality deer management: What is the true effect of baiting deer?