Whitetails are the most studied – and hunted – wildlife species in North America. The National Deer Association helps fund scientific research that can help you be a more effective hunter and deer manager, and we’ll share the latest knowledge with our members.

COVID Hurt CWD Sampling in Deer. We Must Bring It Back.

One thing we are certainly seeing a lot of these days are parallels drawn between COVID-19 and other aspects of what was our pre-pandemic “normal” existence. It’s our way to try and make sense of what the past year has really meant by relating the experience to traumatic circumstances we’ve previously felt prior to March …

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10 Highlights From New Deer Science You Can Use

  The Southeast Deer Study Group meeting was one of the last in-person gatherings I attended in 2020 before the pandemic hit, and it looked for a while as if COVID-19 would prevent the 2021 meeting. For over 40 years, the largest national gathering of deer researchers and professional deer decision-makers was hosted in rotation …

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CWD Roundup – July 2021

CWD Roundup is the National Deer Association’s (NDA) bi-monthly update on all things chronic wasting disease (CWD). We’ll provide the latest updates on CWD spread, research and policy from across North America. Updates are provided alphabetically by state and province. Louisiana On May 6, the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission (LWFC) adopted an amendment to …

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