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2013

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Characterization of Habitat Attributes Associated with Wild Pig-Vehicle Collision Locations, James C. Beasley, Tracy E. Grazia, Paul E. Johns, and John J. Mayer

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The Need to Address Black-backed Jackal and Caracal Predation in South Africa, David L. Bergman, HO De Waal, Nico L. Avenant, Michael Bodenchuk, Michael C. Marlow, and Dale L. Nolte

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Avian Survey Methods for Use on Airports, Bradley F. Blackwelll, Paige M. Schmidt, and James A. Martin

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Prairie Dog Management and Conservation Benefits, Michael Bodenchuk, Thomas D. Halstead, and Michael A. Yeary

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Beyond Surveillance: Towards the Management of Feral Swine Diseases, Michael J. Bodenchuk, Brian Mesenbrink, and Bruce Leland

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Influence of Double-Crested Cormorants on Food Web Productivity in Freshwater Ponds, Austin Butts, Kayla Frady, Kate L. Sheehan, Ron J. Johnson, and Greg K. Yarrow

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Initial Evidence for the Effectiveness of Subsonic .308 Ammunition for Use in Wildlife Damage Management, Joe N. Caudell, Michael W. Courtney, and Clinton T. Turnage

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Identification of Putative Origins of Introduced Pigs in Indiana Using Nuclear Microsatellite Markers and Oral History, Joe N. Caudell, Blake E. McCann, Robert A. Newman, Rebecca B. Simmons, Steven E. Backs, Brandon S. Schmit, and Richard A. Sweitzer

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Efficacy of Predator Control: Importance of Space, Time, and Predator Diversity, L. M Conner, Gail Morris, and Lora L. Smith

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Bird Use of Solar Arrays at Airports, Travis L. DeVault, Thomas W. Seamans, Jason A. Schmidt, Bradley F. Blackwelll, Laura A. Tyson, Jerrold L. Belant, Nicole Mooers, and Lolita Van Pelt

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Field Assessment of the Effectiveness of DiazaCon™ on Reducing Gray Squirrel Reproduction and Population, Kristina M. Dunn, Greg K. Yarrow, Wayne Chao, and Brett Quattlebaum

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Lack of Support for Coyote Control of Raccoon Populations Predicted by the Mesopredator Release Hypothesis, Cady Etheredge and Greg K. Yarrow

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The Efficacy of Milorganite® as a Repellent for Ground Hogs, Suzannah Forbes, Alan T. Mulder, Mary Patsimas, and George R. Gallagher

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Why Did the Terrapin Cross the Runway?, Laura Francoeur, Alexandra Kanonik, and Russell L. Burke

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Benefits of Rhodamine B in Monitoring Mammal Populations, Taylor Fraychak

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Title and Credits Proceedings Fifteenth Wildlife Damage Management Conference, George R. Gallagher and James B. Armstrong

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Tactical to Practical: The Human Component of Human-Wildlife Conflict Resolution, George R. Gallagher and Susan Logsdon-Conradsen

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Managing Raptors to Reduce Wildlife Strikes at Chicago’s O’Hare Interna-tional Airport, Travis L. Guerrant, Craig K. Pullins, Scott F. Beckerman, and Brian E. Washburn

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Limiting Bird Damage to Fruit Crops in New York: Damage Assessments and Potential Management Strategies for the Future, Heidi M. Henrichs, Jason R. Boulanger, and Paul D. Curtis

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Effectiveness of Fences and Undercrossings to Mitigate Deer-Vehicle Collisions on Interstate 80 in Eastern Nebraska, Aaron M. Hildreth, William L. Lawyer III, Scott E. Hygnstrom, Brian L. Johnson, and Kurt C. Vercauteren

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Regulated Commercial Harvest to Manage Overabundant White-tailed Deer: An Idea to Consider?, Scott E. Hygnstrom, Stephen M. Vantassel, Timothy R. Van Deelen, and David Drake

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Deer-Activated Bio-Acoustic Frightening Device Deters White-Tailed Deer, Scott Hygnstrom, Aaron M. Hildreth, and Kurt C. VerCauteren

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Woody Vegetation Response to Over a Decade of Deer Reduction in Indiana State Parks, Lindsay H. Jenkins, Michael A. Jenkins, and Christopher R. Webster

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An overview of the Chesapeake Bay Nutria Eradication Project, Stephen Kendrot

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Methods for Detecting Nutria in an Eradication Campaign in the Chesapeake Bay Ecosystem, Stephen Kendrot

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Wastewater Treatment Wetlands: Potential Hazardous Wildlife Attractants for Airports, Robert A. Kennamer, I. Lehr Brisbin Jr., Carol S. Eldridge, and D. Allen Saxon Jr.

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Trends in Wildlife Strike Reporting at the New York City Airports After Flight 1549, Jeffrey Kolodzinski and Laura Francoeur

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Blackbird Population Management to Protect Sunflower: A History, George M. Linz

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Wild Pig Attacks on Humans, John J. Mayer

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The AVMA and the Panel on Euthanasia: Key Updates, David S. Miller, Gail C. Golab, and Steven L. Leary

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The Efficacy of Milorganite® as a Repellent for Rabbits, Alan T. Mulder, Mary Patsimas, Suzannah Forbes, and George R. Gallagher

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Serologic Surveillance of Selected Viral and Bacterial Pathogens in South Carolina’s Feral Swine Population, Sheldon F. Owen, Adam B. Leaphart, James O. Edens, and Noel E. Myers

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Effects of Opportunistic Shooting on Trap Visitation by Wild Pigs, Lindsey M. Phillips, Mark D. Smith, and Dana K. Johnson

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Habitat Use of Monk Parakeets in Dallas and Tarrant Counties, Texas, Janet E. Reed, Nova J. Silvy, Robert A. McCleery, Fred E. Smeins, and Donald J. Brightsmith

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Investing in Wildlife Damage Management Research: Taking the Long View, Olin E. Rhodes Jr

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Brown-Headed Cowbird (Molothrus ater) Response to Pyrotechnics and Lethal Removal in a Controlled Setting, Thomas W. Seamans, Bradley F. Blackwell, and Travis L. DeVault

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Parasites of Culled Resident and Migratory Double-Crested Cormorants, Kate L. Sheehan, Ron J. Johnson, and Greg K. Yarrow

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Management and Attitudes Towards Predators on Quail Plantations in the Southeastern United States, Olivia Souther, Cady Etheredge, and Greg K. Yarrow

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Operational Field Trial of a Retrofitted Fence to Mitigate Deer-Vehicle Collisions, James H. Stickles, David A. Osborn, Karl V. Miller, and Robert J. Warren

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The National Wildlife Control Training Program, Stephen Vantassel, Scott E. Hygnstrom, Paul D. Curtis, and Raj Smith

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Efficacy of Two Raccoon Eviction Fluids, Stephen Vantassel, Scott Hygnstrom, and Tim L. Hiller

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A Collaborative Integrated Approach to Feral Swine Management in Illinois, Bradley E. Wilson, Timothy S. White, Scott F. Beckerman, and Gary E. Potts

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New Rodenticides: An Update on Recent Research Trials, Gary Witmer, Katherine E. Horak, Rachael S. Moulton, and Roger A. Baldwin

2009

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Habitat and Bird Communities at Small Airports in the Midwestern USA, Travis Devault; Jacob Kubel; Olin Rhodes, Jr.; and Richard Dolbeer

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A Field-Test of Rhodamine B as a Biomarker in Raccoons, Tricia Fry, Tara Baranowski, Brandi Hughey, and Mike Dunbar

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Trends in Summer Coyote and Wolf Predation on Sheep in Idaho During a Period of Wolf Recovery, Alegra Galle, Mark Collinge, and Richard Engeman

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Methodology to Estimate Cost Savings Associated with the Use of Trap Monitor Systems by Wildlife Services, Karen Gebhardt, Stephanie Shwiff, Bruce Leland, Dusty Hatchett, and Mike Bodenchuk

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Using Genetics to Assess Differentiation Among Raccoons in an Area with Variable Rabies Status in Alabama, Shylo Johnson, Antoinette Piaggio, Melissa Neubaum, and Mike Dunbar

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Black Bear Activity and Visitation Patterns at Human Food Sources in Utah, Dustin Ranglack, Kari Signor, Kevin Bunnell, and John Shivik

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An Overview of the International Beaver Ecology and Management Workshop, Jimmy Taylor, II; David Bergman; and Dale Nolte

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Evolving Bird Management Research at the USDA Wildlife Service’s National Wildlife Research Center, Mark Tobin

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Human Dimensions of Invasive Vertebrate Species Management, Gary Witmer, G. M. Keirn, N. Hawley, C. Martin, and J. K. Reaser

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Vole Problems, Management Options, and Research Needs in the United States, Gary Witmer, Nathan Snow, L. Humberg, and T. Salmon

2007

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Twelfth Wildlife Damage Management Conference

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A REVIEW OF SUCCESSFUL URBAN COYOTE MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS IMPLEMENTED TO PREVENT OR REDUCE ATTACKS ON HUMANS AND PETS IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, Rex O. Baker

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IMPACTS OF URBAN COYOTES ON PEOPLE AND PETS IN NEW YORK STATE, Louis T. Berchielli

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MANAGEMENT OF URBAN COYOTES AND ATTACKS IN GREEN VALLEY, PIMA COUNTY, ARIZONA, Christopher D. Carrillo, Jim Schmidt, David Bergman, and Gabriel Paz

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SUBURBAN COYOTE MANAGEMENT AND RESEARCH NEEDS: A NORTHEAST PERSPECTIVE, Paul D. Curtis, Daniel A. Bogan, and Gordon Batcheller

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THE URBAN COYOTE CONTROL PROGRAM, Robert J. Erickson

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ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF URBAN COYOTE ON PEOPLE AND PETS IN AUSTIN, TRAVIS COUNTY, TEXAS, Randy O. Farrar

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ECOLOGY OF COYOTES IN URBAN LANDSCAPES, Stanley D. Gehrt

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URBAN COYOTES: SOME SUMMARY THOUGHTS, Jeffrey S. Green

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SUITABLE AND EFFECTIVE COYOTE CONTROL TOOLS FOR THE URBAN/SUBURBAN SETTING, Alan A. Huot and David L. Bergman

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CONTROLLING COYOTES IN AN URBAN ENVIRONMENT – EFFECTIVE EVALUATION OF REQUESTS BY THE GENERAL PUBLIC FOR CONTROL SERVICES, Tim J. Julien

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COYOTE SYMPOSIUM SUMMARY – FROM THE PRIVATE INDUSTRY PERSPECTIVE, Tim J. Julien

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THE CURRENT REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT OF URBAN COYOTE CONTROL - A PRIVATE WCO PERSPECTIVE, Claude Oleyar

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OPERATIONAL CHALLENGES OF SOLVING URBAN COYOTE PROBLEMS IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, Dennis L. Orthmeyer, Terrance A. Cox, John W. Turman, and Joe R. Bennett

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RESPONSE TO COYOTE PREDATION ON PETS, Dorinda Pulliam

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COMPLEXITIES OF URBAN COYOTE MANAGEMENT: REACHING THE UNREACHABLE, TEACHING THE UNTEACHABLE, AND TOUCHING THE UNTOUCHABLE, Robert H. Schmidt

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BAD DOGS: WHY DO COYOTES AND OTHER CANIDS BECOME UNRULY?, Robert H. Schmidt and Robert M. Timm

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A BROAD PERSPECTIVE ON CURRENT AND FUTURE RESEARCH ON URBAN COYOTES, John A. Shivik and Kathleen A. Fagerstone

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MY EXPERIENCE: SETTING UP AN URBAN CAMPAIGN OR TRAPPING PROJECT FOR URBAN COYOTE MANAGEMENT, Dairen Simpson

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URBAN COYOTES: A STATES’ PERSPECTIVE, Scott Smith

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CoyoteBytes.org: A NEW EDUCATIONAL WEB SITE, Robert M. Timm

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A HISTORY OF URBAN COYOTE PROBLEMS, Robert M. Timm and Rex O. Baker

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MISSING CATS, STRAY COYOTES: ONE CITIZEN’S PERSPECTIVE, Judith C. Webster

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THE CO-EXISTING WITH COYOTES PROGRAM IN VANCOUVER, B.C., Robyn E. Worcester and Robert Boelens

2005

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Conference Participants

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The Eleventh Wildlife Damage Management Conference: Table of Contents

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The Eleventh Wildlife Damage Management Conference: Title Page

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Monitoring Raccoon Rabies in Alabama: The Potential Effects of Habitat and Demographics, Wendy Arjo, Christine Fisher, James Armstrong, Dana Johnson, and Frank Boyd

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Use of Deer Repellents to Preserve Wildlife Food Plots for Game Birds, Wendy Arjo, Kimberly Wagner, Chad Richardson, and Dale Nolte

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Alien Birds in North America – Challenges for Wildlife Managers, Michael Avery and Eric Tillman

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Wildlife Damage to Seedlings in Reforested Hardwood Sites in Mississippi, Amy Barras, Jeanne Jones, Dale Nolte, Curtis Culpepper, Lawrence Shearer, and Jarrod Fogarty

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Effects of Decoy Gender and Wing Clipping on Capture Success of Brown-Headed Cowbirds, Scott C. Barras, Thomas Seamans, and Jonathan Cepek

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The Use of Digital Motion-Sensor Cameras to Capture Coyote Presence in Western Georgia, Lauren Billodeaux and Jim Armstrong

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Development of Nicarbazin as a Reproductive Inhibitor for Resident Canada Geese, Kimberly Bynum, Christi Yoder, John Eisemann, John Johnston, and Lowell Miller

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Economic Impacts of Blackbird Damage to the Rice Industry, John Cummings, Stephanie Shwiff, and Shelagh Tupper

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Hunters----Can They Do The Job?, Paul Curtis, David Drake, Jody Enck, Gary San Julian, and David Taylor

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Use of Confined Dogs for Reducing Deer Damage to Apple Orchards, Paul Curtis and Regina Rieckenberg

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Wildlife Master Volunteers: A Multi-County Approach to Resolving Human-Wildlife Conflicts, Daniel Einarsen, Tom Mason, Deryl Waldren, and Ray T. Sterner

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Black-Tailed Prairie Dog Colony Dynamics in South Dakota Over a 10-Year Period, Kathleen Fagerstone, Howard Tietjen, James Glahn, Greg Schenbeck, and Jean Bourassa

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Effectiveness of a White-Tailed Deer Exclusion Fence Based on Traction Limitations of the Hoof: The Slippery Fence, George Gallagher, Heidi Keen, and Robert Prince

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Demographic and Spatial Responses of Coyotes to Changes in Food and Exploitation, Eric Gese

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Decoy Cropping Methods for Luring Blackbirds Away From Commercial Sunflower: USDA Wildlife Conservation Sunflower Plots, Heath Hagy, Jonathan Raetzman, George Linz, and William Bleier

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Conditioning Beaver to Avoid Desirable Plants, Julie Harper, Dale Nolte, Thomas DeLiberto, and David Bergman

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Thermal Imaging Applications In Urban Deer Control, Earl Hodnett

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Estimating Drc-1339 Mortality Using Bioenergetics: A Case Study of European Starlings, H. Jeffrey Homan, Randal Stahl, John Johnston, and George Linz

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Elk in Nebraska: Opportunity or Another Private-Public Land Conundrum, Scott Hygnstrom, Michael Cover, Bruce Stillings, R. Daniel Crank, Justin Fischer, James W. Merchant, and Seth Korte

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Nutria: An Invasive Rodent Pest or Valued Resource?, Susan Jojola, Gary Witmer, and Dale Nolte