RALEIGH, N.C. (August 21) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is reminding citizens they must follow special guidelines when hunting in states that have tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD).
North Carolina hunters cannot transport into this state full heads from the 21 states or two Canadian provinces that have tested positive; nor can taxidermists accept them.Taxidermists should inform wildlife officers if they receive a deer, elk or moose head from one of those states or provinces.
Hunters must follow North Carolina processing and packaging regulations for the following states and provinces: Iowa, Texas, North Dakota, Colorado,Wyoming, South Dakota, Nebraska, Montana, Wisconsin, New Mexico, Minnesota,Oklahoma, Illinois, Utah, West Virginia, New York, Kansas, Michigan, Virginia,Maryland and Missouri. The regulations also apply to Canada’s Alberta and Saskatchewan provinces.
CWD is a member of the group of diseases called transmissible spo