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Media Advisory: Special Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission Meeting on CWD June 20

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AUSTIN— The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission will hold a special meeting on proposed Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) rules related to Chronic Wasting Disease, specifically regulating the artificial movement of deer under TPWD permits, including Triple T (trap, transfer and transplant), DMP (deer management permit), TTP (trap, transport and process) and deer breeder permits.

At its regular meeting last month, Commission Chairman T. Dan Friedkin postponed formal action on the proposed rules to allow members of the Commission more time to review the department’s proposal and meet with additional stakeholders. Members of the public are invited to attend this special meeting and give their input on the proposed rules. Each speaker will be allowed three minutes to address the Commission.

WHAT: Special Meeting of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission

WHEN: 9 a.m., (CST) Monday, June 20, 2016

WHERE:

J.J. Pickle Research Campus
Commons Learning Center
Big Tex Auditorium (Room 1.102)
10100 Burnet Road, Bldg. 137
Austin, TX 78758

All visitors must use the Burnet Road entrance to the campus and receive a parking permit at the security booth. Parking will be available in the lot directly adjacent to the Commons Building.

A live audio stream will be available on the TPWD website.

The TPWD News Team will be live-tweeting the commission meeting at https://twitter.com/TPWDnews. All commission meeting tweets will be identified by the hashtag #TPWcom.