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By Richard Tate
For the Herald 

Pa. Game Commission Updates Chronic Wasting Disease Plan

Series: Chronic Wasting Disease | Story 1

Last updated 7/31/2020 at 5:34pm

The Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC) hosted a webinar on Monday, July 27, that presented the updated Chronic Wasting Disease Plan that was presented to the Board of Game Commissioners on Saturday, July 25.

Andrea Korman, the game commission’s CWD biologist, presented an overview of the new plan. She noted that the two main goals of the plan are to minimize the impacts of CWD in deer and elk, and to increase stakeholders’ understanding of the plan.

Korman said that the PGC hopes to reduce human-related activities that amplify and spread CWD. The commission hopes to maintain CWD prevale...

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