CWD Session Held in Macon

Chronic Wasting disease: the topic of a discussion last night between area residents and the Missouri Department of Conservation. Hunters, landowners, conservation groups and hunting-related businesses were invited to the meeting. Those attending learned MDC has identified several areas of concern related to disease transmission. Among those priorities: the separation of captive and free-ranging wildlife populations, movement of captive wildlife, disease testing and herd certification.