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NCSL Legislative Video Resource Center

The NCSL Video Resource Center is a collection of recorded webinars accessible for on-demand learning.

Protecting Livestock and Wildlife: The Fight Against Chronic Wasting Disease

Chronic Wasting Disease is a contagious degenerative infection that has been known to have significant impacts on cervids for decades. Concern in the scientific community about CWD’s potential spread to livestock, especially cattle, has been rising in recent years. Join NCSL for an overview of CWD and information about what states and the federal government is doing to protect America’s food supply chain from potential contamination and impacts.


  • Dr. Darlene Konkle, DVM, MS, DACVIM, DACVPM 
    State Veterinarian 
    Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection 
  • Dr. Peter Larson 
    Assistant Professor, Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences 
    University of Minnesota 
  • Dr. Jennifer Ballard
    State Wildlife Veterinarian/Assistant Chief of Research 
    Arkansas Game and Fish Commission