Wildlife Damage Management, Internet Center for


Date of this Version

December 1993


In most cases the impetus for wildlife damage control (ADC) comes from the individual or group victimized by the problem, i.e., the farmers losing crops to migrating waterfowl or the homeowners frustrated with the loss of valuable ornamental plants to marauding deer. These "victims" or "stakeholders" are clearly best positioned to describe the nature and extent of the problem, how they feel about it, and to comment on what action could/should be taken to reduce or end the problem.