Malta CWD testing station for hunters
October 30, 2019
In 2019, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will continue chronic wasting disease (CWD) surveillance for deer, elk, and moose. Sampling took place last year in Region 6, but more samples are needed in the Northern CWD Management Zone of R6, particularly with mule deer does and white-tailed deer, to determine distribution and prevalence of the disease.
In addition, in 2019, testing will also be available for hunter-harvested samples outside of the CWD Management Zones. For 2019, all testing is free of charge.
Hunters are the key tool for this sampling effort. The more samples FWP can coll...