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3 results found for: "Environment and Sustainable Resource Development"

Audience: Scientists Researchers Tags: chronic wasting disease

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April 1, 2014


The primary objectives were to 1) describe the occurrence of CWD in wild deer in Alberta (raw data and weighted surveillance measures), 2) compare disease occurrence in hunter-harvest and disease control data, 3) evaluate the sensitivity of the surveillance data to detect CWD occurrence, 4)...

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April 16, 2013


The North Border Deer Study was a 4-year collaborative research project between Alberta Fish and Wildlife and the University of Alberta conducted from January 2006 to April 2010. The study focused on the ecology and management of mule deer and white tailed deer in a CWD-infected region of...

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May 1, 2007


CWD is a chronic degenerative and ultimately fatal disease of cervids (primarily deer and elk). It has the potential to eliminate local cervid populations and is considered a significant threat to deer populations in Alberta. The specific goal of the program was to limit disease transmission by...