The purpose of the Committee on Wildlife Diseases is to promote an understanding of the importance of diseases to free-ranging wildlife, commercial captive wildlife and domestic animals and the interactions these groups of animals and diseases have; to protect the integrity of native free-ranging wildlife populations while simultaneously protecting native free-ranging wildlife, commercial captive wildlife, and domestic animals of the United States from diseases they may share or which may be transmitted among them; to protect free-ranging wildlife of the United States from introduction of diseases; to assist in the identification and management of disease problems of free-ranging and commercial captive wildlife; and to promote sound wildlife disease management practices among responsible agencies and industries.
The following are reports of this Committee's predecessor, Committee on Wildlife Diseases.
Resolution 13: FUNDING FOR INDEMNITY OF CHRONIC WASTING DISEASE POSITIVE OR EXPOSED ANIMALS
Resolution 6: INVESTIGATION OF RISK POSED BY EMERGING PESTIVIRUSES
Resolution 19: RESEARCH AND MANAGEMENT OF BIGHORN SHEEP/DOMESTIC SHEEP DISEASE
Resolution 20: ENHANCE DEVELOPMENT OF RISK ASSESSMENT MODELS BY DETERMINATION OF UNITED STATES WILDLIFE SUSCEPTIBILITY TO RIFT VALLEY FEVER VIRUS
Resolution 1: Publication of the Proposed Cervid Brucellosis Rule in the Federal Register
Resolution 2: Finalize the Chronic Wasting Disease Herd Certification Program and Interstate Movement of Farmed or Captive Deer, Elk and Moose Rule
Resolution 3: Vaccine for the Various Strains of Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease in Cervids
Resolution 4: Addition of Retrophayngeal Lymph Nodes as an Acceptable Tissue, along with the Obex, in State CWD Monitoring Programs
Resolution 5: Funding and Planning of Integrated and Comprehensive Animal Health Surveillance
Resolution 15: Cooperative Research and Management of Wildlife/Livestock Disease Interactions
Resolution 29: National Fish and Wildlife Health Initiative
Resolution 19: Homeland Security Presidential Directive 9