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CWD check stations will be in place across Region 6


October 17, 2018

Press release

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks will have check stations in place across Region 6 to sample for Chronic Wasting Disease in deer, elk and moose during the upcoming general hunting season. This is part of a planned surveillance effort, and FWP encourages hunters to help by submitting their harvested animals for testing.

Last year, FWP discovered CWD in deer south of Billings and north of Chester. This contagious neurological disease can infect deer, elk and moose. It is always fatal and there is no known cure. Because of the new discovery, transport restrictions are in place...

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