Tag: Hunting

State Panel Offers Recommendations on Chronic Wasting Disease

Since 2015, officials from Michigan’s Department of Natural Resources have identified at least 50 cases of deer affected by Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD). This deadly disease is an infectious neurological condition that causes deformed proteins to eat holes in a deer’s brain. As the disease develops, it causes deer to become emaciated and delirious, eventually… Read more »

History of Hunting and Conservation in North America

Teddy Roosevelt once said that “The wildlife and its habitat cannot speak, so we must and we will.” This sentiment would soon become the cornerstone of the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation. At the turn of the 20th century, wildlife populations in North America were on the decline. Rampant habitat destruction and overexploitation had… Read more »