Statement from the Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies Supporting the Introduction of the Chronic Wasting Disease Transmission in Cervidae Study Act
Nov 15, 2018, 5:23 PM
The Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies supports the introduction of the Chronic Wasting Disease Transmission in Cervidae Study Act. This bill would enlist the assistance of the National Academies of Science to help identify the predominant transmission pathways for the spread of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), evaluate current practices to manage and control the disease, and recommend prioritized research and other actions that should be taken to reduce and control the spread of CWD across the country. Senator John Barrasso (R-WY), along with Senator Doug Jones (D-AL) and Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO) introduced the legislation on November 15, 2018.
AFWA Recommends 39 Priority Projects for the 2019 Multistate Conservation Grant Cycle
Nov 1, 2018, 1:54 PM
At the Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies (AFWA) Annual Meeting in Tampa, Florida members recommended approval of 39 projects to be funded through the Multistate Conservation Grants Program (MSCG).