Wildlife Management Agencies
There are many Federal Agencies tasked with the responsibility to study, mitigate or oversee wildlife damage management issues as well as preserve the environment and support development in within the United States.
- See USDA-APHIS information on Wildlife Damage
- Although best known for their maps, the USGS also monitors wildlife diseases. Type Wildlife Diseases in the search box for resources, including publications.
- Monitors species diversity and proposes changes to wildlife regulations
- Manages the issue of depredation permits for migratory birds and other federally protected wildlife
- Inspects imported agricultural products to guard against invasive species
- Runs Wildlife Services, an agency that performs direct control of wildlife and scientific research on management strategies related to human-wildlife conflicts
- Provides federal leadership in disseminating knowledge related to biological, physical, and social sciences related to the environment, human health and wellbeing.
- Funds research to encourage the employment of comprehensive, long-term, and environmentally safe solutions to pest problems.
- Manages the trees and grasslands on public lands