Wildlife Damage Management, Internet Center for



Date of this Version

November 2001


Oversight of Wildlife Damage Control Operators
Oversight of the Wildlife Control Industry -- Tim Mien, President, NWCOA
Oversight of the Wildlife Control Industry: Regulatory and Statutory Standards as Recommendations to the States -- John Hadidian & Michele Childs, The Humane Society of the United States
Coyote Attacks Increasing in California -- Nicki Frey
Ranchers, hunters, farmers and environmentalists in eastern Idaho have agreed to a plan for managing grizzly bears in the state should they be removed from the federal Endangered Species list.
Bobby R. Acord is the new Administrator for the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
Graduate Students' Openings at Berryman Institute
A terrified Norwegian woman shared her car with a rat for two weeks after failing to lure the animal into a trap.
The USDA/APHIS Wildlife Services Division has decided to abide by Washington's trapping ban after receiving comments from the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) and the state's Attorney General.
Which of North America's wildlife species is the deadliest? Based on the probability of an attack resulting in a human fatality, the answer is the polar bear. The second deadliest animal in North America is the cougar (20% of all attacks results in a human fatality) followed by the grizzly bear (11% fatality rate), sharks (9%), black bear (5%), bison (4%), and alligator (3%).