Chronic Wasting Disease http://iowapublicradio.org en Chronic Wasting Disease and Deer Hunting in Iowa http://iowapublicradio.org/post/chronic-wasting-disease-and-deer-hunting-iowa <p>Deer hunting in Iowa is a $214 million industry. The big question leading into this weekend’s shotgun season is, how will the discovery of chronic wasting disease in captive Iowa deer impact the industry? Host Ben Kieffer, talks with wildlife biologist <a href="http://news.iowapublicradio.org/term/jim-pease" target="_blank">Jim Pease</a> and Iowa state Senator and hunting enthusiast <a href="http://senate.iowa.gov/dearden/" target="_blank">Dick Dearden</a> about what they think should be done to protect Iowa's wild deer population. Tue, 27 Nov 2012 19:08:29 +0000 Ben Kieffer 11282 at http://iowapublicradio.org Chronic Wasting Disease and Deer Hunting in Iowa Wildlife Day: Chronic Wasting Disease http://iowapublicradio.org/post/wildlife-day-chronic-wasting-disease <P>Chronic Wasting Disease has made its first appearance in white tailed deer in Iowa. It’s a neurological disorder in which the animals lose weight, display abnormal behavior and eventually die.</P> <P>Today, it's our monthly wildlife program and Charity Nebbe's guest is Wildlife Biologist Jim Pease of Ames.&nbsp;&nbsp; We’ll talk about white tailed deer in Iowa and what the arrival of Chronic Wasting Disease means. We’ll also talk about what the drought means for wildlife.</P> Tue, 28 Aug 2012 16:32:36 +0000 Charity Nebbe 7056 at http://iowapublicradio.org Wildlife Day: Chronic Wasting Disease