August 15, 2019 VOM Podcast

Chronic Wasting Disease – Nip it in the Bud

Have you seen wildlife in Montana that look emaciated – scrawny, scraggy, acting abnormal? Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) has been detected along the Hi-line, southeastern Montana, and an outbreak in Libby that took wildlife managers by surprise. It’s very serious. It’s fatal to animals and there is no cure at this point. Montana wildlife managers are taking steps to limit its deadly spread – how far will they have to go?  FWP Region 1 Wildlife Manager Neal Anderson joins us on Voices for some cold facts and things we need to know about CWD.