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September Mystery Photo

This photo was sent to us for identification. Unfortunately, it is so unusual we need your help to ID it. It was found in Maine a few weeks ago. Scat contains seeds and was accompanied by urine. Scat of simiilar nature was found a few times on the driveway.

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September Mystery Photo

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We are looking to create a massive picture library. We welcome submissions of any photos (you own) to our catalog. Photos can be of animal damage, animals in the wild, animal damage control work, equipment, scat, footprints etc. Help us continue to make the ICWDM the place for wildlife damage information. Learn more at Credits


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Master Gardener Wildlife Damage Management Training Manual

Master Gardener Wildlife Damage Management Training Manual

Beaver Damage Management Workshop

We are thinking about offering a beaver damage management workshop.

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No pre-registration needed, just show up on August 16, 2013. At the link provided on the page above.

National Wildlife Control Training Program 2012

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The Internet Center for Wildlife Damage Management is a non-profit, grant funded site that provides research-based information on how to responsibly handle wildlife damage problems.

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Wildlife damage management is an activity that seeks to balance the needs of human activity with the needs of wildlife to the mutual enhancement of both.

Sometimes the solution to an animal-human conflict requires the human to change his or her behavior. Other times, the solution is to change the animal's behavior. Various tools and strategies are used to reduce human-animal conflict, such as behavior modification, repellents, exclusion, habitat modification, relocation, lethal control etc.

As can be seen from this site, wildlife damage management is truly a diverse and complex field. We trust this site will help you discover the best way to manage your wildlife-human conflict for the betterment of both.



















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