Chronic Wasting Disease

For questions/concerns about this disease in humans, please call your doctor or the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS).

For questions about this disease/parasite in wildlife, please call the FWP Wildlife Health Lab at (406) 577-7882.

Miller, M.J.R., R.D. Dawson, and H. Schwantje. 2003. Manual of Common Diseases and Parasites of Wildlife in Northern British Columbia. University of Northern British Columbia.

Ramsey, J. Chronic Wasting Disease powerpoint. Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks. 2009.

Stitt, Tyler. 2011. Diseases You Can Get From Wildlife - A Field-guide for Hunters, Trappers, Anglers and Biologists. British Columbia Ministry of the Environment.

Western Wildlife Disease Workshop Notebook. 2009. Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study. College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia.

Montanans Hunting Out-of-state

Montanans who plan to travel out-of-state to hunt big game are urged to follow a few simple steps if they bring wild meat back from a state known to have CWD in wild animals. Learn more