FWP updates citizen panel on CWD, other topics


January 31, 2020

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FWP Region 7 Warden Zach Phillips (at podium) reviews a recent case he and several wardens worked, during the Jan. 15 meeting with FWP's Citizens Advisory Council.

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Region 7 staff met with its Citizens Advisory Council on Jan. 15, updating members on agency activities and gathering their input on various topics. Seven of the 10 volunteer members attended the annual winter gathering at the FWP regional headquarters in Miles City.

Chronic Wasting Disease

Chronic Wasting Disease was one of the main topics, since the first cases were detected in Southeastern Montana in 2019.

During the general hunting season, portions of FWP Region 7 were high-priority surveillance areas for CWD, based on proximity to known positives in s...

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