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CWD Public Information Meeting in Hanceville, Alabama

Dates:

October 22, 2019 6:00 pm
Until October 22, 2019 8:00 pm

This fall, the Alabama Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF) is hosting a series of public meetings throughout the state to provide information about Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) and WFF’s surveillance efforts in Alabama.

In addition to providing CWD information, the meetings will also give hunters an opportunity to ask questions about the disease. Each meeting will run from 6-8 p.m. and is free and open to the public. The media is encouraged to attend.

If Americans with Disabilities Act accommodations are needed, please contact the WFF Wildlife Section at (334) 242-3469. Requests should be made as soon as possible, but at least 72 hours prior to the scheduled meeting.

Date: Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Time: 6-8 p.m.

Location: Wallace State College - Bailey Center Auditorium, 801 Main St. NW, Hanceville, AL 35077

Topics to be presented during the meetings include:

  • What is CWD?
  • Why is it a threat to Alabama’s deer herd?
  • How hunters and taxidermists can help prevent CWD.
  • WFF disease surveillance efforts including the state’s deer import ban, etc.
  • Info about self-service CWD check stations.

Learn more about CWD at www.outdooralabama.com/CWD-Info.

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