CWD Working Group Met With Public–Now Set to Draft CWD Management Plan
Written by jordanmckamey on June 25, 2019
Wyoming Game and Fish recently held five public meetings across the state to provide information and hear the public’s thoughts about how to manage Chronic Wasting Disease in Wyoming. The meetings drew 147 people who engaged in facilitated dialogue with Game and Fish personnel on their concerns and how to best address them.
Game and Fish, with the University of Wyoming Ruckelshaus Institute, Haub School of Environmental and Natural Resources, fielded a wide-range of questions about chronic wasting disease, including surveillance, carcass disposal, population management and education topics.
A working group will now meet in July, August and September to learn more about CWD and develop a plan rooted in science and the public’s input. A draft will be available to the public for review and comment in December and Game and Fish will again host a round of public meetings.