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NWRC History

The National Wildlife Research Center (NWRC) traces its roots back to 1885 when the Division of Entomology, Section of Economic Ornithology was established under the Department of Agriculture (USDA). 

History feature and online exhibits: 

To learn more about NWRC history click here to view the story map. 

Chemistry Online Exhibit: Tales from the Test Tube

Trapping Oral History Initiative

For more information on NWRC historical documents visit the NWRC Archives page. 

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