Mississippi Outdoors: Deer Management Must Change to Battle Chronic Wasting Disease Nov 8, 2021

🕔Nov 8, 2021
A prion disease spreading through Mississippi whitetail deer populations has changed how herds are managed and may reduce the economic benefit of hunting in the state. Chronic wasting disease, or […]

Mississippi Outdoors: Chronic Wasting Disease in Deer Impacts Hunters Nov 1, 2021

🕔Nov 1, 2021
The appearance of chronic wasting disease on the Mississippi landscape is making significant changes in the lives and hobbies of hunters, and many are ready to do what it takes […]

Mississippi Outdoors: Keep Hunting, but Have Deer Tested for CWD Oct 18, 2019

🕔Oct 18, 2019
For many of you, chronic wasting disease, or CWD, is old hat and you’re tired of hearing about it. I understand. Keep in mind that if the consequences of this […]

Deer: Chronic Wasting Disease – What Have We Learned in 1 Year? Mar 7, 2019

🕔Mar 7, 2019
A year after chronic wasting disease was found in Mississippi, my deer season was very different than those in the past. While I still considered management and hunting strategies, I […]

Mississippi: Wildlife Group Wants Ban on Supplemental Deer Feeding Dec 4, 2018

🕔Dec 4, 2018
This fall, the state Wildlife Commission cast what could be a lethal blow for wildlife and deer hunters in Mississippi. Until October 2018, hunters had to be at least 100 […]

Mississippi Outdoors: Protecting Hunting Habitats Starts with Us Jun 8, 2018

🕔Jun 8, 2018
Two of the biggest current threats to wildlife in our state are wild hogs and chronic wasting disease. The current wild hog problem and confirmation of a CWD-positive deer this […]

Deer: Researchers Sorting Out the Cause of Chronic Wasting Disease Feb 8, 2018

🕔Feb 8, 2018
Deer infected with chronic wasting disease are doomed to a slow and certain death, eventually wasting away as they lose the ability to eat and drink. There is no cure […]

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