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National Wildlife Research Center

The National Wildlife Research Center (NWRC) is the research unit of the USDA-APHIS Wildlife Services program. Scientists and support staff are dedicated to finding solutions to challenging wildlife damage management problems related to agriculture, natural resources, property, and human health and safety.

Human-wildlife conflicts, wildlife damage, nuisance and pest animals, wildlife disease, invasive species, overabundant wildlife, and overall ecosystem health are just some of the topics studied by researchers at the National Wildlife Research Center.

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Feral Swine Livestock Predation and Disease Transmission
Over the past 30 years, feral swine have expanded their range from 17 to 38 states in the United States. Their expansion has resulted in substantial costs to agricultural producers.

Learn more about Feral Swine Livestock Predation and Disease Transmission

Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD)

For many years, NWRC researches have worked to develop methods to reduce the transmission and spread of CWD among wild and captive deer and elk.

Learn more about Accomplishments in Chronic Wasting Disease Research

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