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Ms. Cait Nelson

Cait Nelson is a Wildlife Health Biologist with the BC Wildlife Health Program, based in Nanaimo on Vancouver Island. She has been with the BC Government since 2006 and has been leading the BC Chronic Wasting Program for 8 years. Her work with CWD includes coordinating the regional and provincial working groups, staying connected with academia and other researchers to stay informed on new science around CWD and sharing that information with stakeholders, working with other jurisdictions to learn about management strategies and overseeing surveillance for the disease here in BC. Cait is dedicated to working with wildlife professionals, stakeholders, First Nations and the public to ensure that these groups have access to current and accurate facts on CWD and that wildlife in BC is not exposed to this disease or impacted by other health issues.

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