Friday, February 9, 2018

Game Commission Webinar: Ruffed Grouse Contracting West Nile Virus Feb. 15

The Game Commission will host a webinar on February 15 on the Commission research that found ruffed grouse, Pennsylvania’s state bird, are contracting West Nile Virus and the impact it is having on grouse populations.
Game Commission Grouse Biologist Lisa Williams will discuss West Nile Virus, its impact on Pennsylvania grouse, and management actions being undertaken to stack the deck in favor of grouse recovery.
The webinar will be held from Noon to 1:00 p.m. on February 15.  Click Here to register for the webinar.
For more information on the grouse, visit the Game Commission’s Ruffed Grouse webpage.  To learn more about West Nile Virus in humans and animals, visit the West Nile Virus Control Program website.

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