Wednesday, February 6, 2013
A deer was reported sick-looking to the DNR and tested positive for CWD.
A Waukesha County deer has tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease. Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources confirmed in a release that this is the first CWD-positive deer in the county. CWD is a transmissible neurological disease of deer that produces small lesions in brains of infected animals. “Being the first CWD positive in Waukesha County is noteworthy but not completely unexpected,” said DNR area wildlife supervisor Tim Lizotte in a release. “Given the proximity to a CWD-positive deer 16 miles away in Jefferson County, we knew it was a possibility. This deer was reported sick-looking to the DNR by a landowner in the Town of Delafield. Wildlife managers responded and collected samples for disease testing. “Sick deer reporting …
Saturday, September 1, 2012
This guest column comes from State Sen. Neal Kedzie in the absence of Gov. Scott Walker, who was at the Republican National Convention.
The state partnered with the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association to produce and distribute a brief radio address from Gov. Scott Walker once a week. Audio files and a written transcript of this radio address can be accessed on http://www.wi-broadcasters.org and http://walker.wi.gov/Weekly-Radio-Addresses. The radio address this week can be accessed at: http://legis.wisconsin.gov/senate/sen11/news/. To download an mp3 file, you can right click the radio address link and click “save link as.” Taking the place of Gov. Scott Walker this week is State Sen. Neal Kedzie: Hello, this is Senator Neal Kedzie. Deer hunting in Wisconsin is an honored tradition, which my family and I have shared for generations. Like many other hunting families, we’…
Wednesday, July 27, 2011
Minooka Park not part of change approved by Waukesha County Board of Supervisors, according to Milwaukee Journal Sentinel article.
Hunting will be allowed in some Waukesha County parks, the county board decided Tuesday, but not in Minooka Park in Waukesha, according to a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel article. The change would be for undeveloped park land, the report states. Hunting on county parkland has been prohibited for almost 60 years, according to the report.