Stories tagged: wildlife diseases
Sun., Jan. 7, 2018
Washington State University is poised to take over inconclusive research on elk hoof disease that’s been plaguing elk west of the Cascades in Washington and Oregon.
Sun., Oct. 4, 2015
WASHINGTON – The lights went out last week for a program that has supported local and national parks for 50 years, but maybe not for good. Legal authority for money …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 2, 2015
A drought-stoked outbreak of viral disease first detected in August is killing hundreds deer from the Colville area south to the Lewiston region, wildlife biologists from Washington and Idaho say.
Thu., Sept. 18, 2014
Hunters, by law, are required to salvage the meat from game they kill in Idaho and Washington. Most sportsmen willingly go a step further and make sure the meat isn’t …
Sun., Nov. 4, 2012
Bill Sullivan’s hunting party has taken about 10 elk in the past decade in Western Washington. Nine of them suffered from hoof rot, he told Department of Fish and Wildlife …