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Rusty Rogers, a hunter and a committee member of the White Mountain Chapter of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, worries about the possibility of chronic wasting disease coming to the state. He said all it would take is one case of CWD to devastate deer and elk herds. (Photo by Stephanie Morse/Cronkite News)

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Hunters help safeguard Arizona's deer and elk from chronic wasting disease

GREER, Ariz. — On a chilly fall morning in eastern Arizona, families taking part in a youth hunting camp awoke before dawn to hunt elk.