LARAMIE — Hunters and others interested in chronic wasting disease, a fatal disease affecting some of the deer and elk herds in southeast Wyoming, are invited to attend a meeting of the subject hosted by the Game and Fish Department.

During a two-hour presentation, participants will be given the most current information about chronic wasting disease. Wildlife veterinarians will discuss what it is, where it is found and scientific studies related to CWD passing from one species to another.

Wildlife biologists will also discus management options concerning the disease, and participants are encouraged to ask questions.

Meetings will begin at 7 p.m. at each of the following locations. Rawlins Jan. 7 Jeffery Memorial Community Center, 3rd and Center Cheyenne Jan. 13 Wyoming Department of Transportation Auditorium, 5300 Bishop Blvd Wheatland Jan. 14 Wheatland High School Auditorium, 1207 13th Street Torrington Jan. 15 Goshen County Fairgrounds, Brand Room Saratoga Jan. 16 Saratoga High School, 801 West Elm Street Laramie Jan. 22 University of Wyoming Classroom Building, Room 302 The G&F supports the Americans with Disabilities Act. Anyone needing auxiliary aids to attend the meeting should call (307) 745-4046. Every effort will be made for reasonable accommodations.

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