National Wildlife Research Center

 The National Wildlife Research Center (NWRC) is the research arm 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

Research Areas     About NWRC
Aquaculture   Cooperative Activities 
Aviation Safety      Field Stations
Chemistry-Based Tools       Library  &  Archives   
Economics of Damage Management  Newsroom
Feral Swine and Ungulate Impacts  NWRC History
Forest and Crop Protection Registration Products
Invasive Species    Research Gateway (NWRC Publications)
Population and Reproductive Control                        Scientific Integrity Policies
Predation   Scientists and Support Staff
Repellent Applications  Technology Transfer Program 
Wildlife Disease Research and Surveillance   


Research Spotlight

 Shifts in Invasive Rodent Communities