Chronic wasting disease specialists start Crow Wing project

Grand Forks Herald

MERRIFIELD, Minn. — A new step in the process to survey the scope of the potential spread of chronic wasting disease among Crow Wing County’s deer population began Sunday, March...

John Hart, wildlife disease specialist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, right, talks to his crew Sunday, March 17, at the Mission Lake Wildlife Management Area about the procedure the specialists will use to collect and survey deer for possible chronic wasting disease. The four-person crew is expected to shoot deer for 10 days in the Lower Mission Lake area north of Merrifield. Steve Kohls / Forum News Service

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