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Dunn County CWD Meeting

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Dunn County CWD Meeting

A meeting was held in Menomonie at 7 PM on  Feb. 12, 2020 to discuss the discovery of a wild deer infected with CWD in central Dunn County, and what plans should occur to deal with the spreading issue.

Dunn County CWD Meeting

This is a DNR meeting to discuss the discovery of a CWD-infected wild deer in central Dunn County. 

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and Wisconsin Conservation Congress are hosting the meeting. After an informational session, DNR staff will meet with the county's Deer Advisory Council for preliminary discussions on CWD sampling strategies.

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