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Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
U.S. Department of Agriculture

Science-based Solutions to Predator Livestock Conflicts

Grizzly bear with tranquilizer dart for monitoring and release The WS National Wildlife Research Center (NWRC) conducts research and investigational activities on a wide variety of wildlife damage issues. NWRC Scientists at the Logan, Utah Field Station focus much of their efforts on predator ecology and livestock protection management methods. Ecological research, including population and predator-prey modeling and studies about predator interactions with prey and other predators, has also been conducted by NWRC

NWRC support of predation management includes significant resources devoted to maintaining existing tools as well as the development of new methods. Current programs include investigations of chemical reproductive inhibitors, development and testing of alternative mechanical capture methods and projects that evaluate nonlethal methods.

National Wildlife Research Center

National Wildlife Research Center - Logan, Utah Field Station 


Click here for the 23 page booklet, "Lines of Defense: Coping with Predators in the Rocky Mountain Region

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