Antietam National Battlefield

Antietam National Battlefield

Officials Prepare for Chronic Wasting in Deer

December 4, 2008, 12:01 pm
Chronic wasting disease, a contagious neurological disease that affects white-tailed deer, could devastate local deer populations, and National Park Service officials want to be prepared if the disease makes its way inside the boundaries of Monocacy and Antietam national battlefields.