For years, the Sierra Club and Wyoming Wildlife Advocates have been tracking the march of Chronic Wasting Disease, based on state data, from its original hotspot in the southeastern corner of the state (marked in yellow) toward the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Yellowstone National Park is marked in green.  In recent years the spread has accelerated and the brown coloration shows how CWD is now present in deer in Jackson Hole and literally on Yellowstone Park's eastern doorstep. Many experts believe that its confirmation in elk is imminent and could be game changing for the health of the region's famous wapiti herds
For years, the Sierra Club and Wyoming Wildlife Advocates have been tracking the march of Chronic Wasting Disease, based on state data, from its original hotspot in the southeastern corner of the state (marked in yellow) toward the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Yellowstone National Park is marked in green. In recent years the spread has accelerated and the brown coloration shows how CWD is now present in deer in Jackson Hole and literally on Yellowstone Park's eastern doorstep. Many experts believe that its confirmation in elk is imminent and could be game changing for the health of the region's famous wapiti herds