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Wildlife Diseases

Committee on Wildlife

The purpose of the Committee on Wildlife 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.

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Reports

The following are reports of this Committee's predecessor, Committee on Wildlife Diseases.

Resolutions

2012

Resolution 13: FUNDING FOR INDEMNITY OF CHRONIC WASTING DISEASE POSITIVE OR EXPOSED ANIMALS

2009

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

2007

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

2005

Resolution 29: National Fish and Wildlife Health Initiative

2004

Resolution 19: Homeland Security Presidential Directive 9