“Wasting Disease” in deer population

There have been some questions from homeowners about the “Wasting Disease” health situation and whether it exists in our local deer population. The District is not aware of any reports that the disease has been confirmed in our deer population.

We encourage homeowners to be aware of the disease, associated health risks, and to be on the lookout for any signs of the disease in our deer population.

If any homeowner should observe “Wasting Disease” symptoms, they should immediately contact our Colorado Parks and Wildlife.

Here is the link to Colorado Parks and Wildlife information that you can read and have a better understanding of the disease and how our area may be affected. It also provides contact information for questions or reporting of any disease sightings.

Posted 6/13/18