Great Dysfunction in Conservation Today

Great Dysfunction in Conservation Today

Diseases are impacting wildlife in ways we have never seen before. Salamanders are threatened worldwide. In many parts of the country white-nose syndrome has killed 90 percent of our bats. Chronic wasting disease is spreading and all that politicians do is take control of game farms away from the state DNR’s and turn control over to Departments of Agriculture.

Ticks; Time For My Annual Scare Reminder

Ticks; Time For My Annual Scare Reminder

Every spring, around this time, Dr. Dave write about tick diseases. And every year the story gets worse. First there was Lyme disease from the black legged tick. Then there is Rocky Mountain spotted fever. Last year Dave talked about several new tick diseases that are totally debilitating. Anaplasmosis, Ehrlichiosis, Heartland Virus, and there are more.

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