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Wildlife Disease

Wildlife-Associated Pathogens Affecting Agricultural Health, Food Security, and Food Safety 
NWRC Research Project—Fort Collins, CO
Understanding the role wildlife plays in diseases, developing epidemiological models for health risk assessment, and developing spatially explicit (GIS) risk assessments for agricultural biosecurity.

Feral Hogs and Pseudorabies 
NWRC Research Project—Gainesville, FL
Developing surveillance strategies and management tools to control pseudorabies and other wildlife diseases that affect humans and livestock.

Management of Ungulate Disease and Damage 
NWRC Research Project—Fort Collins, CO
Assessing the potential for bovine tuberculosis and chronic wasting disease transmission at the interface between wild and domestic cervids, and developing methods to reduce transmission and spread of the disease.

National Wildlife Disease Program 
The National Wildlife Disease Program (NWDP) promotes safe agricultural trade by protecting the health of humans, animals, plants and ecosystems to reduce the levels of incurred losses to agricultural and natural resources.

NWRC Research Project—Fort Collins, CO
Studying the ecology of wildlife and evaluating risk factors that may be involved with the transmission of rabies among wildlife and across landscapes and developing methods and strategies that reduce or eliminate such transmission







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