Committee Hears Efforts to Control CWD in PA November 15, 2014 Pennsylvania

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Committee Hears Efforts to Control CWD in PA November 15, 2014 Pennsylvania
     Efforts to control the spread of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in Pennsylvania’s deer population was the subject of an informational meeting of the House Game and Fisheries Committee, chaired by Rep. Martin Causer (R-Turtlepoint), on Thursday.  “Since it was first discovered on a captive deer farm two years ago in Adams County, additional cases of Chronic Wasting Disease have been identified in both free-ranging deer and other captive deer farms in the state,” said Causer. “Given the potentially devastating impact the disease could have on the population of deer and other cervids in Pennsylvania, it is important for members and the public to know what is being done to help control the disease.”  [watch a vido of the meeting at the link above] ... 



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