Wildlife Damage Management, Internet Center for


Date of this Version

October 1981


I appreciate the opportunity to appear before your group to express the views of the Department of Agriculture concerning animal damage control. The Department of Agriculture strongly supports and recognizes the need for immediate animal damage control to reduce livestock losses. It sees the need for—and supports--an animal damage control program that both uses existing methods and develops new and more selective ones and, at the same time, protects the environment.