Wind River School students learn how to take CWD samples

by | Nov 5, 2019 4:16PM

h/t Wind River Schools for the photos – Large Carnivore Biologist Justin Clapp and Game & Fish Technician Tucker Russell teaching students how to take CWD samples.

Wind River School students in the Bugs-n-Bones class learned how to collect Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) samples a few weeks ago from Wyoming Game & Fish. This is the school’s first year working with Wyoming Game & Fish on CWD samples, class teacher Dirk Gosnell shared.

This collaboration provides students with a platform to learn about Wyoming’s game and natural resources. As well as, establish a working relationship with Wyoming Game & Fish. “We want to give back to our community with quality workmanship, a positive relationship, and interaction,” Dirk explained.

Hunters wishing to have their deer tested can take the head to the school. Results will be provided directly to the hunter and Game & Fish will answer any questions regarding CWD.

h/t Wind River Schools for the below photos

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