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What is the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Wildlife Research Center? Who benefits from the research conducted at NWRC? How many people are employed with NWRC? Why did APHIS build the NWRC Invasive Species Research Building? Why is invasive species research important? How does Executive Order 13112 define an invasive species? What types of research will be conducted in the ISRB? How is animal care ensured? What containment procedures are in place to protect the researchers and surrounding community? What other types of measures have been taken to keep researchers, the surrounding community, and animals safe? Who built the ISRB? Who authorizes the use of animals for research? Once a study is complete, what becomes of the animals? Isn’t there a way to conduct research without using animals? What value does the center add to the Fort Collins community and the United States? Who else is involved with invasive species research? How do I obtain more information on NWRC’s invasive species research?