John D. Eisemann is the Registration Manager at the USDA APHIS Wildlife Services, National Wildlife Research Center (NWRC) in Fort Collins, CO. Mr. Eisemann oversees all Wildlife Service pesticide and animal drug registration projects related to vertebrate pest problems. Projects John has worked on include the development of contraceptive vaccines and chemicals, eradication of rodents on islands for conservation purposes, the development of disease vaccines to manage zoonotic diseases in wildlife populations, and the registration of toxicants and repellents to meet Wildlife Services diverse operation needs. John works closely with Wildlife Services Operations, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) and the USDA Center for Veterinary Biologics to achieve these tasks. Previously, John worked with the U.S. EPA conducting ecological risk assessment of agricultural pesticides, and the US Fish and Wildlife Service developing biomarkers in wildlife for exposure to environmental contaminants.
Pesticide registration, animal vaccine registration, vertebrate pesticides, pesticide risk assessment, rodent control and eradication, wildlife contraception
Taxonomic Groups of Interest
Any terrestrial vertebrate
Areas of Expertise
Products/Techniques Developed or Tested
Riparian ecosystems, plant-animal interactions, community ecology
Campbell, T.A., J.A. Foster, M.J. Bodenchuk, J.D. Eisemann, L.Staples, and S.J. Lapidge. 2013. Effectiveness and target-specificity of a novel design of food dispenser to deliver a toxin to feral swine in the United States. International Journal of Pest Management 59(3): 197-204. doi: 10.1080/09670874.2013.815830
Engeman, R.M., W.C. Pitt, A.R. Berentsen and J.D. Eisemann. 2013. Assessing spatial variation and overall density of aerially broadcast toxic bait during a rat eradication on Palmyra Atoll. Environmental Science and Pollution Research Institute. 20:480–487. DOI 10.1007/s11356-012-1050-6.
Last Modified: November 22, 2013