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2005

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Bovine Tb Eradication Project – Recognizing Hot Button Issues, Bridget Kavanagh-Patrick

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Observations on the Use of the GnRH Vaccine Gonacon™ in Male White-Tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus), G. Killian, D. Wagner, and L. Miller

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Modifying Fences to Prevent Ungulate Use of Cropland and High-Value Pastures, James E. Knight, Roy Fenster, and Carolyn Nistler

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Initial Development of a Web-Based Tool to Increase Hunter Harvest of Female Ungulates, James Knight, Marc Kenyon, and Linda Keddington

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The Eradication of Bovine Tuberculosis From Infected Wildlife Populations: A New Zealand Scenario, Gary J. E. Knowles, Mark Hunter, and Amy Rush

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In-Burrow Application of Rozol to Manage Black-Tailed Prairie Dogs, Charles Lee, Philip Gibson, and Jeff Wilson

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Overview of Impacts of Feral and Introduced Ungulates on the Environment in the Eastern United States and Caribbean, Martin Lowney, Paul Schoenfeld, William Haglan, and Gary Witmer

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Situational and Driver Characteristics Associated With Deervehicle Collisions in Southeastern Michigan, Alix Marcoux, Graham Hickling, Shawn Riley, and Scott Winterstein

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Taking an Endemically Infected Bovine Tb Area Through to Livestock Clearance. A Case Study of West Taupo, New Zealand, Kevin Nicholas

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Management of Wolf-Livestock Conflicts in Minnesota, William Paul

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Challenges of Invasive Reptiles and Amphibians, William Pitt, Daniel Vice, and Mike Pitzler

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Badger Movement Ecology in Colorado Agricultural Areas After a Fire, Craig Ramey and Jean Bourassa

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Assessment of Texas Medical Providers Concerning Rabies Vaccines, Denise Ruffino and Scott Henke

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Evaluation of a New Strategy for Control of Bovine Tuberculosis in Michigan White-Tailed Deer: Year 1 Progress Report, Stephen Schmitt, Daniel O'Brien, Elaine Carlson, David Smith, Zachary Cooley, Brent Rudolph, Graham Hickling, Graham Nugent, and Peter Butchko

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Oral Rabies Vaccination—A Progress Report, Dennis Slate, Charles Rupprecht, Mike Dunbar, and Robert McLean

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Effectiveness of Milorganite® as a Repellent to Protect Ornamental and Agronomic Plants From Deer Over-Browsing, Odin Stephens, Michael Mengak, George Gallagher, David Osborn, and Karl Miller

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Predator Control for the Protection of the Federally Endangered Great Lakes Piping Plover (Charadrius melodus) at Dimmick’s Point, North Manitou Island, Kimberly Struthers and Patrick Ryan

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Deer-Vehicle Crash Patterns Across Ecoregions in Michigan, Krishnan Sudharsan, Shawn Riley, Brent Riley, and Brian Maurer

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Use of Natural Vegetative Barriers to Limit Expansion of Blacktailed Prairie Dog Towns, David Terrall, Jonathan Jenks, and Arthur Smith

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The Role of Raccoons in the Ecology of Bovine Tuberculosis, Kurt C. Vercauteren, Holly Smith, and Justin Stevenson

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Fence-Line Interactions Among Farmed and Free-Ranging Cervids: Preliminary Results, Kurt VerCauteren, Justin Fischer, Robert Pooler, Michael Lavelle, and Greg Phillips

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Evaluation of Livestock Protection Dogs for Deterring Deer and Cattle Interaction, Kurt VerCauteren, Greggory Phillips, Robert Pooler, and Michael Lavelle

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Dogs for Reducing Wildlife Damage to Organic Crops: A Case Study, Kurt VerCauteren, Nathan Seward, Daniel Hirchert, Michael Jones, and Scott Beckerman

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Compressed Air, Wooden Clappers, and Other Non-Traditional Methods for Dispersing European Starlings from an Urban Roost, Randolph White, Richard Dolbeer, and Craig Hicks

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Feral and Introduced Carnivores: Issues and Challenges, Gary Witmer, Bernice Constantin, and Frank Boyd

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An Overview of The 2nd National Invasive Rodent Summit, Gary Witmer and John Eisemann

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Preliminary Serologic Survey of Selected Diseases and Movements of Feral Swine in Texas, A. Christy Wykoff, Scott Henke, Tyler Campbell, David Hewitt, and Kurt C. VerCauteren

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Development of Diazacon™ as an Avian Contraceptive, Christi Yoder, Kimberly Bynum, and Lowell Miller

2003

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THE ROLE OF RESEARCH IN EXPANDED REGIONAL MANAGEMENT OF DOUBLE-CRESTED CORMORANTS, Scott C. Barras and Mark E. Tobin

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GIS AT THE NATIONAL WILDLIFE RESEARCH CENTER, Jean Bourassa, Craig Ramey, Larry Clark, and John Humphrey

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CHALLENGES OF IMPLEMENTING THE DOUBLE-CRESTED CORMORANT ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT, Kristina Casscles Godwin, Tommy King, Peter Butchko, and Richard Chipman

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A REVIEW OF PATHOGENS OF AGRICULTURAL AND HUMAN HEALTH INTEREST FOUND IN CANADA GEESE, Larry Clark

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AN OVERVIEW OF CURRENT BLACKBIRD RESEARCH IN THE SOUTHERN RICE GROWING REGION OF THE UNITED STATES, John L. Cummings and Michael L. Avery

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MANAGING COMMON NIGHTHAWKS AT MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, KANSAS, TO REDUCE AIRCRAFT STRIKES, John L. Cummings, Patricia A. Pipas, James C. Luchsinger, James E. Davis Jr., Michael J. Pipas, and Jean B. Bourassa

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WADING BIRD MANAGEMENT AND RESEARCH ON NORTH AMERICAN AQUACULTURE FACILITIES, Brian Dorr and Jimmy D. Taylor II

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EFFICACY OF ZINC PHOSPHIDE FOR CONTROLLING NORWAY RATS, ROOF RATS, HOUSE MICE, PEROMYSCUS SPP., PRAIRIE DOGS AND GROUND SQUIRRELS: A LITERATURE REVIEW (1942-2000), John D. Eisemann, Brett E. Petersen, and Kathleen A. Fagerstone

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EVALUATION OF GNRH CONTRACEPTIVE VACCINE IN CAPTIVE FERAL SWINE IN FLORIDA, G. Killian, L. Miller, J. Rhyan, T. Dees, D. Perry, and H. Doten

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CHARACTERISTICS OF SPRING AND FALL BLACKBIRD ROOSTS IN THE NORTHERN GREAT PLAINS, George M. Linz, Richard S. Sawin, Mark W. Lutman, H. Jeffrey Homan, Linda B. Penry, and William J. Bleier

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DEVELOPMENT OF A SYNTHETIC MATERIALS MIMIC FOR VULTURE OLFACTION RESEARCH, Richard E. Mauldin, Bruce A. Kimball, John J. Johnston, Jerome C. Hurley, and Michael L. Avery

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THE EMERGENCE OF MAJOR AVIAN DISEASES IN NORTH AMERICA: WEST NILE VIRUS AND MORE, Robert G. McLean

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EVALUATION OF GNRH CONTRACEPTIVE VACCINE USING DOMESTIC SWINE AS A MODEL FOR FERAL HOGS, Lowell Miller , Jack Rhyan, and Gary Killian

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TRAINING DEER TO AVOID SITES THROUGH NEGATIVE REINFORCEMENT, Dale L. Nolte, Kurt C. Vercauteren, Kelly R. Perry, and Suzanne E. Adams

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BENEFIT-COST ANALYSIS OF REPRODUCTION-MONITORING AND PREDATOR-REMOVAL VARIABLES ASSOCIATED WITH PROTECTION OF THE ENDANGERED CALIFORNIA LEAST TERN, Stephanie A. Shwiff, Ray T. Sterner, John W. Turman, and Brian D. Foster

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ORAL RABIES VACCINATION: REDUCING ECONOMIC UNCERTAINTY VIA RESPONSE SURFACE ANALYSIS, Ray T. Sterner, Matthew A. Kling, Stephanie A. Shwiff, and Dennis Slate

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DOUBLE-CRESTED CORMORANT IMPACTS TO COMMERCIAL AND NATURAL RESOURCES, Jimmy D. Taylor II and Brian S. Dorr

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FENCING METHODS TO REDUCE DEER DAMAGE, Kurt C. Vercauteren and Michael J. Lavelle

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COYOTE-ACTIVATED FRIGHTENING DEVICES FOR REDUCING SHEEP PREDATION ON OPEN RANGE, Kurt C. VerCauteren, Michael J. Lavelle, and Steve Moyles

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MYCOBACTERIAL DISEASES IN WILDLIFE, Gary Witmer, Thomas DeLiberto, Kurt VerCauteren, and Peter Butchko

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THE USE OF TOXICANTS IN BLACK-TAILED PRAIRIE DOG MANAGEMENT: AN OVERVIEW, Gary W. Witmer and Kathleen A. Fagerstone

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MANAGEMENT OF RODENT POPULATIONS AT AIRPORTS, Gary W. Witmer and Jessica W. Fantinato

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FERAL SWINE---ARE THEY A DISEASE THREAT TO LIVESTOCK IN THE UNITED STATES?, Gary W. Witmer, Robert B. Sanders, and Arnold C. Taft

2000

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Conference Participants

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Exhibitor List

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The Ninth Wildlife Damage Management Conference: Proceedings Frontmatter & Contents

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GIS use in oral rabies vaccine programs, Patricia R. Bright, Elizabeth Schmidt, Francois Elvinger, Michelle M. Weisbarth, R. F. Bulley, and Cynthia L. Mills

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Efforts to enhance stakeholder communications in North Carolina's wildlife damage control agent system, Peter T. Bromley and Carl W. Betsill

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The use of border collies in avian and wildlife control programs, Nicholas B. Carter

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Bada Bang, Bada Boom: Dispersal of fall migrating cormorants to protect sportfish on Oneida Lake, New York, Richard B. Chipman, Milo Richmond, Justin T. Gansowski, Ken J. Preusser, Douglas L. Stang, Jeremy Coleman, and Dennis Slate

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What are the research needs and skills of the future?, Richard D. Curnow

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Capsaicin-treated seed as a squirrel deterrent at birdfeeders, Paul D. Curtis, Elizabeth D. Rowland, Gwen B. Curtis, and Joseph A. Dunn

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History and future of wildlife damage management conference, Daniel J. Decker

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Den site selection and movement patterns of female raccoons following removal and exclusion from residences, Anthony J. DeNicola and Michael A. O'Donnell

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A private lands approach to controlling New Jersey's deer population, David Drake

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Special resident Canada goose hunting seasons in Pennsylvania - management implications for controlling resident Canada geese, John P. Dunn and Kevin J. Jacobs

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Overabundant deer: Better management through research, Dwayne R. Etter, Timothy R. Van Deelen, Daniel R. Ludwig, Karmen M. Hollis, James E. Chelsvig, and Richard E. Warner

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Wildlife damage in the suburbs: Conflicts in a human-wildlife landscape, Rebecca Field

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Comprehensive management of commensal bats, Stephen C. Frantz and Brian R. Laniewicz

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Conditioning and habituation of white-tailed deer to two common deterrents, George R. Gallagher, Jennifer L. Peacock, Elizabeth P. Garner, and Robert H. Prince

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Evaluation of moderate and low-powered lasers for dispersing double-crested cormorants from their night roosts, James F. Glahn, Greg Ellis, Paul Fioranelli, and Brian S. Dorr

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Urban crow roosts - a nationwide phenomenon?, W. Paul Gorenzel, Terrell P. Salmon, Gary D. Simmons, Bob Barkhouse, and Mark P. Quisenberry

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Resolving conflicts with Canada geese: an animal welfare perspective, John Hadidian, Michele Childs, Nancy Perry, and Patricia Lane

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Community bat management, Jerry D. Hassinger, Calvin M. Butchkoski, and Harold S. Korber

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Radio-telemetry and geographical information systems to assess urban deer zoonoses, Karmen M. Hollis, Christopher L. Anchor, James E. Chelsvig, Dwayne R. Etter, J. P. Dubey, Richard E. Warner, and Laura L. Hungerford

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Effectiveness of Anise as a coyote lure, Coren P. Jagnow and Russ Mason

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Landowners' perceptions of white-tailed deer damage to crops in Tennessee, Dawn L. Johnson, J. Mark Fly, and Lisa Muller

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Comparison of standard and modified soft catch® traps for capturing coyotes, bobcats, and raccoons, Jan F. Kamler, Chad Richardson, and Philip S. Gipson

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Behavioral observations and physiological implications for white-tailed deer treated with two different immunocontraceptives, Gary J. Killian and Lowell A. Miller

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Effects of intense deer herbivory on the herbaceous understory at Trillium Trail, Tiffany Knight, Susan Kalisz, Lisa Smith, and JoAnn Davis

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Communicating about suburban deer management: Tailoring the message to the stakeholders, T. Bruce Lauber and Barbara A. Knuth

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What will the disease issues of the future be?, Robert G. McLean

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Perceptions of white-tailed deer abundance and management among hunters and landowners in Illinois, Craig A. Miller and Paul Shelton

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Closing - conference summary, James E. Miller

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Turkey damage survey: A wildlife success story becoming another wildlife damage problem, James E. Miller, Brain C. Tefft, Robert E. Eriksen, and Mike Gregonis

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Seven years of white-tailed deer immunocontraceptive research at Penn State University: A comparison of two vaccines , Lowell A. Miller and Gary J. Killian

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Porcine Zona Pellucida vaccine (ZonaCon) as an immunocontraceptive in deer, Lowell A. Miller, Gary J. Killian, and Paul D. Curtis

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Survey of factors affecting the success of Clemson beaver pond levelers installed in Mississippi by Wildlife Services, Dale L. Nolte, Seth R. Swafford, and Charles A. Sloan

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Variation of white-tailed deer home ranges in fragmented urban habitats around Chicago, Illinois, Brian P. Piccolo, Karmen M. Hollis, Richard E. Warner, Timothy R. Van Deelen, Dwayne R. Etter, and Chris Anchor

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Field evaluation of a visual barrier to discourage gull nesting, Patricia A. Pochop, John L. Cummings, and Richard M. Engeman

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Is translocation effective for reducing raptor strikes?, Laurence M. Schafer

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Aversive and disruptive stimulus applications for managing predation, John A. Shivik and Daniel J. Martin

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Evaluating Norway rat response to attractant and repellant odors to improve rodenticide baiting effectiveness, Stephen A. Shumake and A. A. Hakim

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Empowering local communities to co-manage deer, William F. Siemer, Daniel J. Decker, and Lisa C. Chase

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The Islip Deer Initiative: a strategy for stakeholder involvement in deer management, William F. Siemer, Daniel J. Decker, Mark D. Lowery, and James E. Shanahan

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Coding spreadsheets for intervention decisions in wildlife damage management, Ray T. Sterner and H. Nicole Lorimer

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A comparison of grass covers and meadow vole populations in North Carolina, William T. Sullivan and John G. Vandenbergh

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Suburban goose management: insights from New York state, Bryan L. Swift

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Bird damage to tropical fruit in south Florida, Eric A. Tillman, Annamaria Van Doom, and Michael L. Avery

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A history of wildlife damage management: twelve lessons for today, Robert M. Timm

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Evaluations of nicarbazin-treated pellets for reducing the laying and viability of Canada goose eggs, Kurt C. VerCauteren, Michael J. Pipas, and Kenneth L. Tope

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Rejex-it® bird repellents - mode of action, Peter F. Vogt