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Archived Audio

Special Meeting
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

J.J. Pickle Research Campus
Commons Learning Center
10100 Burnet Road, Bldg. #137, Austin, TX 78758

Big Tex Auditorium (Room # 1.102)

T. Dan Friedkin, Commission Chair
Carter Smith, Executive Director

  1. Convene Meeting
  2. Chronic Wasting Disease Response Rules – Background – Carter Smith
  3. Chronic Wasting Disease Background – Dr. Andy Schwartz
  4. Chronic Wasting Disease Response Rules
    • Additional Background
    • ACTION: Recommended Adoption of Proposed Rules – Clayton Wolf
      • Deer Breeder Permit (DBP) Rules
      • Deer Management Permit (DMP) Rules
      • Trap, Transport and Transplant Permit (TTT) Rules
      • Trap, Transport and Process Permit (TTP) Rules
  5. Adjourn Meeting