NC Wildlife Resources Commission Hosting CWD Q&A

The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission (WRC) recently announced that the agency will host a community question-and-answer forum about chronic wasting disease (CWD). The public forum is in response to the state’s first identified and confirmed positive case of CWD in a hunter-harvested white-tailed deer in Yadkin County and recent Emergency Powers enacted by the agency’s Executive Director Cameron Ingram. Information about the forum and how to attend is below:

What: KNOW CWD Public Forum

When: Monday, May 2, 7 – 9 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Where: Yadkin County Agricultural and Educational Building, 2051 Agricultural Way, Yadkinville

How: Registration is not required. Please submit your questions for consideration by 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, April 28. Questions will also be accepted at the forum.

For more information about CWD, visit, and get to KNOW CWD through this 5-minute video released by the Wildlife Commission.

About Torin Miller

Torin Miller is a licensed attorney and NDA’s Director of Policy. He works at the intersection of conservation and natural resources law, policy, advocacy and education. He has a bachelor's degree in wildlife and fisheries science from Penn State University, a J.D. from Penn State Law and is finishing a master's degree in wildlife and fisheries science at Penn State. Torin came to NDA via the National Deer Alliance, where he served as the Policy and Outreach Coordinator.