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The Role and Relevance of Wildlife Damage Management for Wildlife Students and Professionals
Wildlife Damage Management Working Group
Date: June 29, 2:00 pm
What is wildlife damage management and why is it important to wildlife students and professionals? In an urbanizing world, humans increasingly influence wildlife communities in several ways, including the alterations of habitats, which can have negative impacts on wildlife (e.g., loss of habitat, introduction of diseases, toxins, and invasive species). However, human-altered ecosystems can have positive impacts on some generalist wildlife species, resulting in increased human-wildlife interactions. During this webinar, TWS WDMWG Board Member Jon Cepek and WDMWG Past-Chair Travis DeVault (CWB®) will introduce the field of wildlife damage management and explain its relevance through several examples of research and management projects they have experienced during their combined 50+ years working to understand and resolve human-wildlife conflicts by partnering with federal, state, and local agencies and universities.Register Now
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