SCI Foundation Attends NAFWS Conference

Staff from the SCI Foundation’s Conservation program attended the Native American Fish and Wildlife Society’s (NAFWS) 34th annual conference last week in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The meeting was hosted by the Oneida Nation, which provided attendees with delicious meals of bison and walleye from the tribe’s farm. SCI Foundation has partnered with several Native American …

Chronic Wasting Disease and Plants

Chronic wasting disease, or CWD, has baffled scientists for decades. CWD is an infectious brain disease that has been killing deer, elk and moose since it was first identified in captive mule deer in a Colorado research facility in 1967. CWD is classified as a transmissible spongiform encephalopathy (TSE), and is similar to mad cow …