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USDA HOSTS INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON MANAGING INVASIVE BIRDS, MAMMALS, REPTILES AND AMPHIBIANS
The symposium will highlight research, management and public education associated with invasive birds, mammals, reptiles and amphibians.
In addition to a technical poster session, with more than 30 posters, the symposium is also sponsoring an art competition for students at Colorado State University. Students will design posters highlighting invasive species.
The NWRC is the research arm of USDA’s wildlife services program, a nonregulatory program that provides federal leadership in managing conflicts between people and wildlife.
NWRC applies scientific expertise to the development of scientific information and practical methods to resolve human-wildlife conflicts and maintain the quality of the environments shared with wildlife.
For more information on the symposium, its agenda and registration, please visit the NWRC Web site at http:www.aphis.usda.gov/ws/nwrc.
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