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Barron, Burnett, Polk and Washburn county CWD collection and registration stations

By Northwest Region October 1, 2013

Contact(s): Nancy Christel, DNR wildlife biologist, 715-635-4091, or Kevin Harter, DNR communications, 715-416-2230

SPOONER, WI - During the bow and gun deer hunting seasons the Department of Natural Resources -- in cooperation with local businesses -- will be collecting lymph nodes, or deer heads for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) testing. If you shoot a deer within a 10-mile radius of Shell Lake, please contribute a sample for CWD testing.

The information collected will help establish what, if any impact, CWD has on the local deer herd and maybe used in making CWD management decisions in the region. The agency's goal is to collect 500 samples to test for CWD within the 10 mile area, and the cooperation and help of hunters is critical in achieving the goal, DNR officials said.

The following registration stations, meat processors, and taxidermists will be collecting samples during the upcoming seasons:

Country Pride Coop (Cenex)
Shell Lake, WI

Holidy Gas Station (South) 730 S. River St.
Spooner, WI 54801

Holiday Gas Station (North)
621 N. River St.
Spooner, WI 54801

Speedy's C Stop
2962 Main St.
Barronett, WI 54813

Meat Processors

Thompson Wild Game Processing
W5098 County Hwy D
Sarona, WI 54870


Gram's Taxidermy Studio
W3038 Hwy 63
Springbrook, WI 54875

A&H Taxidermy
N6496 Ellsworth Lake Rd.
Spooner, WI 54801

Zimmerman Taxidermy
N5015 10th St.
Spooner, WI 54801

Thompson Taxidermy
W2511 Cty. Hwy. A/M
Springbrook, WI 54875

Long Bow Taxidermy
Highway 64
Cumberland, WI

Wolf's Taxidermy
6931 Lakeview Rd.
Siren, WI 54872

Last Revised: Tuesday, October 01, 2013

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