Wildlife Damage Management
Katy Kirkpatrick is a biologist within the NWRC’s Economic Research of Human Wildlife Conflicts project. Within the project, she provides research support and contribute biological perspectives to our research methods. Ms Kirkpatrick's research interests include applying economic methodology to natural resource policy and human-wildlife conflicts, and the human dimensions of wildlife damage.
Expertise Keywords: Benefit-cost analysis, wildlife damage management economics, resource valuation, economics, applied economic analysis
Taxonomic Groups of Interest: Beaver, feral swine, cormorants, coyotes,
Areas of Expertise: Bioeconomic analysis of human-wildlife conflicts.
Current Research: Estimating the impact of bird damage to specialty fruit crops, economic evaluation of beaver management in North Carolina and South Carolina, Estimating the impact of turkey damage to Ginseng in Wisconsin, benefit-cost analysis of oral-rabies vaccination.
Lab Assistant, Biology Department Colorado State University
Last Modified: April 22, 2013