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Free hunter workshop in Glasgow: learn about CWD, how to extract lymph nodes, and how to quarter a big game animal using the “gutless” method


With the detection of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in the state of Montana in 2017, the way hunters approach the hunting and processing of the big game animals of the deer family is changing; especially with hunting and processing an animal in a CWD management zone. At this free workshop, hunters will learn all about hunting in a CWD management zone, including information on CWD, how to extract lymph nodes for testing, and how to quarter a big game animal using the “gutless” method. FWP plans to use recently harvested deer for this demonstration.

(Region 6 - CWD )

Libby CWD Management Update: Oct. 9, 2019


Kalispell, MT — Here is an update to Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks’ chronic wasting disease response in the Libby area. This update includes the latest information on testing in the Libby CWD Management Zone, as well as reminders about hunting regulations and testing opportunities this fall.

(Region 1 - CWD )

FWP to Hold CWD Public Information Sessions in Conrad, Shelby


Fish, Wildlife and Parks Region 4 will have two public information sessions regarding Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in north-central Montana. The meetings will focus on current and future management of CWD in the area.

(Region 4 - CWD )

Huntley deer tests positive for CWD; new management zone set


A white-tailed deer killed last month northeast of Huntley tested positive on initial tests for chronic wasting disease (CWD). It marks an expansion of the area where the disease has been found. All previous south central Montana cases were confined to eastern Carbon County.

(Region 5 - CWD )

FWP to pay for CWD testing statewide


In 2019, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will continue chronic wasting disease surveillance in high-priority areas in parts of northern, western and southern Montana, primarily from hunter-harvested animals.

(Region 7 - CWD )


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