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Master Naturalist Program–Wildlife Health Issues


Master Naturalist Program--Clint Faas on Deer Chronic Wasting Disease & Feral Hogs, Amber Leung on Snake Fungal Disease

Chapter Texas Parks & Wildlife advisor, Clint Faas, will give a background and offer recent information on chronic wasting disease (CWD) which afflicts deer in Texas as well as an overview of possible new control methods and issues with feral hogs.

Clint Faas is the Texas Parks and Wildlife biologist for Wharton and Fort Bend Counties. A Wharton County native, he graduated from Texas A&M University in 2005 with a B.S. in Wildlife Ecology and Management and a minor in Rangeland Ecology and Management. He went on to obtain a M.S. in Wildlife Ecology from Texas State University in 2008. Post-graduation, and prior to coming to TPWD, Faas worked as a biologist on a private ranch and Director of Conservation Programs for Texas Wildlife Association.

Amber Leung, chapter past president, will talk about a relatively new wildlife threat in Texas: fungal disease in snakes.

Conducted by Coastal Prairie Chapter – Texas Master Naturalists

The Texas Master Naturalists are sponsored by Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service.  For additional information call 281-633-7033 or email mmcdowell@ag.tamu.edu

Free and Open to the Public
Website: https://txmn.org/coastal/
FACEBOOK https://www.facebook.com/TXMNCoastal/

Photo credits: Amber Leung with a healthy Rat Snake at Seabourne Creek Park
Clint Faas, Texas Parks & Wildlife Biologist


time 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
phone 281-633-7033
cost Free
location Rosenberg Civic Center
address 3825 Texas 36 South
Rosenberg, TX
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