Roosevelt elk
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CWD, what hunters can do

Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) is a fatal neurological disease infecting deer and elk across North America. While CWD has not yet been detected in Oregon, there are things hunters can do to help keep it that way.

Beginning January 2020, the use of scent lures derived from deer or elk urine has been banned in Oregon (see below). 

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