Ambassadors Sought to Help Fight Chronic Wasting Disease in Iowa White-tailed Deer

October 18, 2021 10:47 AM

AMES, Iowa – As deer hunters head to the woods this fall, they are again reminded to be vigilant and active participants in the state’s efforts to fight chronic wasting disease.

Chronic Wasting Disease is 100% fatal in deer and has been found in wild deer in at least 10 Iowa counties. In an effort to better educate Iowans on how to manage deer and the spread of the disease, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is offering a new educational program called Chronic Wasting Disease Ambassadors.

Read the complete press release here.


Adam Janke Associate Professor

Adam Janke is the statewide Wildlife Extension Specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Adam is a trained wildlife biologist, having received a B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in wildlife conservation and ecology from three land-grant schools in the Midwest.  He is also certified ...