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.

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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Shaken, Not Stirred: Science Gets Closer to CWD Field Testing

I’m not a huge 007 fan. However, like the heart of every Bond heroine, I downright “stole” the title for this post from my colleague and NDA’s Deer Outreach Specialist, Cheyne Matzenbacher. Why would I do such a thing? Because it helps me visualize a key aspect of one of the newest methods that we can …

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