Chronic Wasting Disease Strategy

Chronic Wasting Disease [CWD] has not been detected in Idaho, but is present in several bordering states. Idaho Fish and Game expects the disease will eventually find its way into the state’s wild deer and elk populations.

In preparation for when prevention efforts fail, Fish and Game has developed a strategic plan to guide the state’s response and management actions around CWD.

2021 Strategy for CWD cwd plan [581 kb]

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