chronic wasting disease http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Missouri Conservation Commission Tries To Stop Chronic Wasting Disease In Wild Deer http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/missouri-conservation-commission-tries-stop-chronic-wasting-disease-wild-deer <p>Missouri's Conservation Commission voted unanimously Friday to adopt a list of recommendations designed to prevent the spread of Chronic Wasting Disease, or CWD, from captive white tail deer to the wild population.</p><p>The recommendations primarily target privately owned fields, pens and reserves where trophy deer are raised to be hunted.&nbsp; <span style="line-height: 1.5;">Mike Hubbard, chief of the Department of Conservation's (MDC) Resource Science Division, says the recommendations include banning the import of white tail deer, mule deer and their hybrids into Missouri.</span></p> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 23:01:02 +0000 Marshall Griffin 36805 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Missouri Conservation Commission Tries To Stop Chronic Wasting Disease In Wild Deer Deer Hunters Asked To Help Prevent Spread of Chronic Wasting Disease In Mo. http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/deer-hunters-asked-help-prevent-spread-chronic-wasting-disease-mo <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Conservation officials in Missouri want deer hunters to take precautions this fall in order to prevent the spread of <a href="http://mdc.mo.gov/hunting-trapping/deer-hunting/deer-diseases/chronic-wasting-disease">Chronic Wasting Disease</a>.</span></p> Wed, 23 Oct 2013 20:23:52 +0000 Marshall Griffin 30880 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Deer Hunters Asked To Help Prevent Spread of Chronic Wasting Disease In Mo. Are Mo. Deer & Elk Threatened By Chronic Wasting Disease? Mo. House Committee Begins Hearings http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/are-mo-deer-elk-threatened-chronic-wasting-disease-mo-house-committee-begins-hearings <p>A Missouri House interim committee&nbsp;heard testimony Monday on whether <a href="http://mdc.mo.gov/hunting-trapping/deer-hunting/deer-diseases/chronic-wasting-disease">Chronic Wasting Disease</a>, or CWD, poses a grave threat to the state's white tail deer and elk populations.</p> Tue, 16 Jul 2013 00:34:24 +0000 Marshall Griffin 28261 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Are Mo. Deer & Elk Threatened By Chronic Wasting Disease? Mo. House Committee Begins Hearings Mo. Lawmakers Form Interim Committees To Work On Issues For 2014 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-lawmakers-form-interim-committees-work-issues-2014 <p>Lawmakers in Missouri will continue working on several issues this summer and fall in preparation for next year's legislative session.</p> Thu, 06 Jun 2013 22:53:05 +0000 Marshall Griffin & The Associated Press 27144 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. Lawmakers Form Interim Committees To Work On Issues For 2014