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Welcome to the Wildlife Damage Management Working Group

Celebrating Over 25 Years as a Working Group 

Our Mission

The mission of the Wildlife Damage Management Working Group of The Wildlife Society is to promote better understanding of the challenges of managing human-wildlife conflicts and to provide a forum for TWS members to advance their skills and knowledge of wildlife damage management practices.

Our Goals

  1. Enhance understanding within the profession and various stakeholder groups of the need for responsible wildlife damage management activities.
  2. Facilitate information transfer to wildlife management professionals and various publics.
  3. Serve as a professional catalyst, clearinghouse, and conduit for wildlife damage management information.
  4. Assist TWS Council and resource management agencies with wildlife damage management policy formulation, analysis, and decision making.
  5. Promote development of new technologies and maintenance of existing cost-effective management tools.