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From: ODN News Update
Date: 8/11/2004
Time: 3:06:37 PM
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Chronic Wasting Disease Symposium September 11, 2004 Wyndham Hotel, Syracuse, NY The American Wildlife Conservation Foundation, with support from the Chronic Wasting Disease Alliance, will sponsor the first educational symposium in the northeast on Chronic Wasting Disease. It will be held September 11, 2004 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM at the Wyndham Hotel, located in Syracuse, NY, on Carrier Circle off Exit 35, New York State Thruway (I- 90). Chronic wasting disease is North America's number one problem facing big game management, deer and elk farmers and sportsmen in the northeast planning on hunting out-of-state. The symposium will feature speakers that will explain the disease, its methods of transmission, impact, preventive measures and the national plan to deal with its spread. These speakers come from the CWD Alliance, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources who will explain the impacts in their state, NYS DEC will explain monitoring and status in New York, the NYS Deer and Elk Ranchers Association, North American Elk Breeders Association and the NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets who will explain the control and eradication program in New York. Wildlife professionals, outdoor writers, deer and elk breeders and sportsmen are all urged to attend to gain a better understanding of the problems associated with Chronic Wasting Disease across North America. The Registration fee is $30.00 which includes lunch and must be received no later than September 1, 2004. Please make checks payable to NYSCC. Please send your check and reservation to the address: New York State Conservation Council (NYSCC), 8 East Main St. Ilion, NY 13357 For Further Information Contact Brian Dam 315-829-2707 Robert Chambers 315-625-4416

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