Game and Fish takes draft disease proposal on the road as it postpones addressing elk winter feedgrounds.
chronic wasting disease
Game and Fish Department estimated 110,300 wapiti in Wyoming this spring, 29% above objective as agency seeks harvest of 25,955.
Citizen working group considers carcass disposal, salt licks, research funding, predation, feed grounds and other issues in management strategy.
Tackling worries that 22 state feedgrounds might spread chronic wasting disease would “weigh down” a statewide group, Game and Fish Department says.
An infected mule deer buck was killed by vehicle on Nov. 5 and tested at Game and Fish Department laboratory.