Aug. 16, 2017
Although chronic wasting disease has not been found in Van Buren County, it’s close. The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission wants to give the public an opportunity to learn more about the disease at a public meeting in Clinton. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m., Sept. 19, at the Petit Jean Electric Cooperative Community Room at 270 Quality Drive.
July 19, 2017
State wildlife agency representatives and researchers from seven states, the National Park Service, U.S. Forest Service, and the Southeast Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study met July 12-13 to discuss recent findings about chronic wasting disease and to identify research priorities for the state and region.
June 5, 2017
Van Buren County is the latest area to be placed under special wildlife regulations to curb the spread of chronic wasting disease, as the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission added it to the official CWD Management Zone.