Governor’s Brucellosis Coordination Team to meet in Lander

A brucellosis surveillance update and the latest research information at the University of Wyoming are among topics at the Governor’s Brucellosis Coordination Team meeting Tuesday, May 22, in Lander.

The session is open to the public and is 9 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. at The Inn, 260 Grandview Dr.

Wyoming State Veterinarian Jim Logan will give the brucellosis surveillance update, and brucellosis cases in cattle and bison herds in Montana and Idaho will be discussed.

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will present 2017-18 results of its surveillance for hunter-harvested and feedground elk.

UW researchers will give the latest information on their work and the status of the Biosafety Level 3 facility at the Wyoming State Veterinary Laboratory.

A brief update on an elk movement study ongoing in the Bighorn Mountains and a discussion on the impacts of antler collection on elk movement will be presented along with relevant activities during the legislative session.