Measure would hand power to governor and require livestock board input. Sierra Club calls the bill “a pretty terrible idea.”
Chronic Wasting Disease would be ‘impossible’ to eradicate once it infects closely congregated herds in winter, a top wildlife health official says.
Game and Fish takes draft disease proposal on the road as it postpones addressing elk winter feedgrounds.
Tackling worries that 22 state feedgrounds might spread chronic wasting disease would “weigh down” a statewide group, Game and Fish Department says.
Wyoming Game and Fish’s best action against fatal malady would upset decades-long feedground traditions.