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Managing Vertebrate Invasive Species

August 7-9, 2007
Hilton Hotel
Fort Collins, Colorado

Hosted by:
U. S. Department of Agriculture
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
Wildlife Services
National Wildlife Research Center
4101 LaPorte Avenue, Fort Collins, Colorado 80521-2154

Managing Vertebrate Invasive Species Symposium—On August 7-9, 2007, NWRC hosted an international symposium in Fort Collins, CO, on managing invasive birds, mammals, reptiles, and amphibians.  About 160 people attended.  The goal of the symposium was to highlight research, management, and public education campaigns associated with invasive wildlife.  Speakers at the plenary sessions provided national and international perspectives and summaries of invasive species problems.  More than 50 additional speakers, from the United States and eight foreign countries, presented information on economic and other impacts of invasive species; the regulatory environment; the need for coordination of efforts among agencies and nations; pathways and means-of-entry for invasives; and detection, prevention, eradication and monitoring of individual species.  An additional 20 technical posters were displayed.  Smaller gatherings, focusing on specialized topics, followed the conference.  NWRC employees provided tours of the Center’s headquarters, including the new ISRB.

Symposium Proceedings are in press and papers will be added to this website sometime in Mar-Apr, 2008.
Any questions regarding this proceedings can be directed to Dr. Gary W. Witmer or Dr. Kathleen A. Fagerstone.

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