The mission of USDA APHIS Wildlife Services (WS) is to provide Federal leadership and expertise to resolve wildlife conflicts to allow people and wildlife to coexist. WS conducts program delivery, research, and other activities through its Regional and State Offices, the National Wildlife Research Center (NWRC) and its Field Stations, as well as through its National Programs.
|2/11/22||USDA Increases Efforts to Protect U.S. Poultry and Expands Wild Bird Surveillance for Avian Influenza|
|8/27/21||Confirmation of COVID-19 in Deer in Ohio|
|8/2/21||USDA Begins 2021 Oral Rabies Vaccine Efforts in Eastern United States|
|7/28/21||Surveillance Data Shows White-Tailed Deer Exposed to SARS-CoV-2|
|7/26/21||Field Evaluation Continues into New Oral Rabies Vaccine for Raccoons, Other Wildlife|
The National Wildlife Research Center (NWRC) is the research arm of the Wildlife Services program.
The goal of the National Rabies Management Program is to prevent the spread and eventually eliminate wildlife rabies in the United States.
Invasive feral swine cause more than $1.5 billion annually in damage and management costs nationwide.
Wildlife Services abides by the National Environmental Policy Act by evaluating the environmental impacts of its program activities.