Chronic Wasting Disease: What Does It Mean For The Northshore?

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The issue of chronic wasting disease is of statewide importance. A Schlitz Audubon Nature Center lecture will present up-to-date information from Department of Natural Resources regional wildlife manager Jim McNelly, who is faced with eradicating this debilitating disease, and Journal Sentinel reporter Lee Bergquist, who has covered the issue extensively over the past year.

The lecture and public forum question and answer session will take place Monday, November 18, 7 p.m., at Schlitz Audubon Nature Center, 1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee. Pre-registration is required; to pre-register please call (414) 352-2880. Admission is $4 for Friends of Schlitz Audubon Nature Center (FOSANC) members and Milwaukee Audubon Society (MAS) members; non-members pay $6.

Find out how chronic wasting disease my affect the upcoming deer hunting season, and how local municipalities are being forced to find creative ways to solve deer over-population in urban areas.