Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission

Schedule for September 15, 2021

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
4200 Smith School Road
Austin, TX 78744
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Wednesday, September 15, 2021

9:00 a.m — Special Work Session

Special Work Session
Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission

Wednesday, September 15, 2021
9:00 a.m

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
4200 Smith School Road
Austin, TX 78744

Arch “Beaver” Aplin, III, Commission Chair
Carter Smith, Executive Director

  1. Meeting Overview and Introduction – Carter Smith
  2. Chronic Wasting Disease National Overview, Management, and Science – Bryan Richards, National Wildlife Health Center, U.S. Geological Survey
  3. Chronic Wasting Disease Background, Epidemiology, and Management in Texas – Dr. Andy Schwartz, Texas Animal Health Commission
  4. Statewide CWD Surveillance Strategy of Free-ranging Deer – Ryan Schoeneberg
  5. Chronic Wasting Disease Laboratory and Testing – Dr. Amy Swinford and Dr. Terry Hensley - Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Lab
  6. Invited Testimony – Invited
    • Deer Breeders Corporation – Kevin Davis
    • Texas Deer Association – John True
    • Texas Wildlife Association – Sarah Biedenharn
    • Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association – Carl Ray Polk
    • Texas Animal Health Commission – Commissioner(s)
  7. Chronic Wasting Disease - Disease Detection and Response – Request Permission to Publish Proposed Rules in the Texas Register – Mitch Lockwood