Bighorn/Domestic Sheep Disease Risk and Management Workshop (February 2008)

Date: February 2008

Location: Salt Lake City - In conjunction with FMAWS

Sponsored by:
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
University of California-Davis Wildlife Health Center
Foundation for North American Wild Sheep
California Chapter – FNAWS
Wyoming Chapter – FNAWS
Nevada Bighorn Unlimited
California Department of Fish and Game

Agenda

Workshop Abstracts  

Powerpoint Presentations:

OVERVIEW OF WILD/DOMESTIC SHEEP DISEASE WORKSHOPS: Are We Making Any Progress? - David A. Jessup, California Department of Fish and Game

Epidemics in Wild Sheep: Recognizing & Unraveling the “Complex” - M. W. Miller, L. L. Wolfe, & D. A. Jessup

WESTERN ASSOCIATION OF FISH AND WILDLIFE AGENCIES (WAFWA) WILD SHEEP WORKING GROUP REPORT: Recommendations for Domestic Sheep and Goat Management in Wild Sheep Habitat (June 21, 2007) - Kevin Hurley, Wyoming Game and Fish Department, Cody, WY

Managing Wild Sheep Health: Simple Strategies to Tackle the “Complex" - M. W. Miller

The Role of Mycoplasma ovipneumoniae in bighorn sheep pneumonia - Tom Besser, Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory

Respiratory Disease in Bighorn Sheep: Knowledge Gaps and Future Research - Ben Gonzales, California Department of Fish and Game

WHAT CHANGES IN PUBLIC LAND GRAZING WILL ALLOW SEPARATION? - Melanie M. Woolever, USDA Forest Service, Golden, Co.

Figuring Out How Close is Too Close: A framework for risk management - Craig Stephen, Centre for Coastal Health and Faculties of Veterinary Medicine and Medicine, University of Calgary

Assessing Risk of Contact and Disease from Grazing Domestic Sheep adjacent to Bighorn Sheep - Tom Stephenson, California Department of Fish and Game

How Do We Work Together to Solve These Problems? -  Walt Cook, Wyoming State Veterinarian, Cheyenne, WY

Responses of the attendees