Wisconsin reaches CWD deal with Illinois
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin and Illinois have agreed to work together to fight chronic wasting disease in deer.
Wisconsin wildlife officials say they’ve struck a memorandum of understanding with their counterparts in Illinois. The deal identifies mutual goals, including herd reduction, cross-border research and common public messages to educate the public about the disease.
The agreement also calls for wildlife workers in both states to help each other.