Chronic Wasting Disease – Alberta Implications January 11, 2003 – January 11, 2003 Nisku, Alberta Canada

A conference for hunters, Conservation Officers, Wildlife Biologists, Captive Cervid Producers, Veterinarians, and others who are interested.

Conference Synopsis: The objective of this one-day conference is to bring sound scientific information about chronic wasting disease to concerned wildlife professional, the citizens of Alberta, and nearby jurisdictions

The conference is sponsored by Alberta Conservation Association (ACA), the Alberta Cooperative Conservation Research Unit (ACCRU), and with active participation by Alberta Sustainable Resources Development disease specialists.

Speakers will include the world’s most respected and current CWD professionals on this disease who develop and implement the provincial CWD programs.

The conference agenda will include up to date information about what we know, what we need to know, and how we manage this disease in Canada and in Alberta. Audience members will have the opportunity to learn the basics about CWD: its origins, distribution, control, and risk factors.

For more information, visit the conference website at: http://www.accru.rr.ualberta.ca/CWD_Conference