Other Selected News

Other Selected News

University of Minnesota researchers develop novel, field-deployable test for CWD
April 19 (UMN press release)

New CWD test developed in Hamilton has potential for eventual use in the wild
Brett French – April 15, 2021 (Billings Gazette)

Why CWD striking Jackson Hole is a big deal 
Todd Wilkinson – December 27, 2020 (Mountain Journal)

5 ways hunters can prevent spreading chronic wasting disease
Nicole Qualtieri – October 8, 2020 (Gear Junkie)

More hunting equals less CWD: New research from Colorado
Kristen Schmitt – September 17, 2020 (National Deer Alliance)

Don't take a risk with CWD
CJ Baker – September 15, 2020 (Powell Tribune – WY)

'Flatten the curve' on chronic wasting disease 
Tom Puchlerz – August 11, 2020 (Montana Standard)

Heads up, America: Animal-borne diseases are closer than you think. 
Greg Breining – July 10, 2020 (Ensia)

APHIS announces availability of funding to combat chronic wasting disease
USDA – July 9, 2020 

The two biggest deer organizations are joining forces. What does it mean for hunters?
Andrew McKean – July 6, 2020 (Outdoor Life)

CWD: A national challenge, not a 'boondoggle'
Patrick Durkin – June 23, 2020 (National Deer Alliance)

What deer and elk can learn from #quarantinelife
Kristen Schmitt – June 2, 2020 (National Deer Alliance)

Montana gears up for more extensive chronic wasting disease testing this fall
Brett French – June 1, 2020 (The Billings Gazette – MT)

From wet markets in China to elk habitat in the West, the threat of viruses jumping from animals to humans is growing. 
Eli Francovich – May 3, 2020 (The Spokesman-Review – WA)

CWD: No shortage of deer bones and bodies
Patrick Durkin – April 27, 2020 (National Deer Alliance)

NDA debuts online CWD resource center, FAQ video
National Deer Alliance – April 13, 2020

Stemming the tide: how hunting plays a role in CWD management
Jessianne Castle – March 21, 2020 (Explore Big Sky – MT)

CWD spreading, sometimes long before discovery
Greg Cima – March 11, 2020 (American Veterinary Medical Association)

CWD burnout threatens all outdoor recreation

Patrick Durkin – March 8, 2020 (Patrick Durkin Outdoors – WI)

Selected Journalists Covering CWD

Chronic wasting disease is an issue that can quickly become complex. Finding a journalist or writer with a well-rounded perspective on the issue is invaluable. The following list of individuals delivering CWD coverage at local and national levels is provided for convenience and use as a resource and is not an endorsement by CIDRAP. 

Dennis Anderson (Minneapolis Star Tribune – MN)

Rae Bichell (KUNC – CO)

Jason Bittel (The Washington Post)

Miles Blumhardt (The Fort Collins Coloradoan)

Will Brantley (Field & Stream)

Keenan Crow (OutdoorHub)

Brad Dokken (Grand Forks Herald – ND and MN)

Doug Duren (The MeatEater)

Patrick Durkin (Patrick Durkin Outdoors – WI)

Brett French (The Billings Gazette – MT)

Amy Hatfield (Grand View Outdoors)

Mark Kenyon (Wired To Hunt)

Phil McCausland (NBC News)

Todd Richmond (Associated Press – WI)

Jim Robbins (The New York Times)

Kristen Schmitt (goHUNT)

Ron Steffe (Outdoor News)

Lindsay Thomas, Jr. (Quality Deer Management Association)

Todd Wilkinson (Mountain Journal)