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Chronic Wasting Disease and Deer Hunting in Iowa

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Deer hunting in Iowa is a $214 million industry. The big question leading into this weekend’s shotgun season is, how will the discovery of chronic wasting disease in captive Iowa deer impact the industry? Host Ben Kieffer, talks with wildlife biologist Jim Pease and Iowa state Senator and hunting enthusiast Dick Dearden about what they think should be done to protect Iowa's wild deer population. And we find out what Wisconsin has learned over 10 years of managing chronic wasting disease from wildlife management supervisor with the Wisconsin DNR, Tim Lizotte.

Ben Kieffer is the host of IPR's River to River