With CWD an issue in Langlade County, Wisconsin natural resources officials are announcing new guidelines to deal with it. They include increased surveillance, increased sampling, carcass movement restrictions and local community involvement. are just some the goals outlined in the recently updated Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources CWD Response Plan.
The updated plan will be the guide for CWD response and management over the next five years.
Among the key points in the plan is the work of County Deer Advisory Councils and local communities. The citizen based CDACs set the deer population goals for their counties, which is an important factor in those counties where CWD has been detected.