Toxicants in Forest Carnivores

Toxicants in Forest Carnivores

IERC along with several agency and interdisciplinary collaborators are working on the emerging issue of various toxicants in forest wildlife. This collaboration includes ecologists, biologists, toxicologists, and pathologists from federal, state and regional agencies, along with academia and other non-profits. IERC is leading this consortium to investigate and decipher where, what and why toxicants like anticoagulant rodenticides are exposing and killing sensitive forest carnivores such as fishers and martens. Our goal is to generate and provide the scientific data necessary for conservation actions aimed at eliminating this threat.

If you would like further information on this project and its related publications, reports or presentations, please follow this link.  

Wildlife Toxicant Project Collaborators

California Animal and Food Safety Laboratory Oregon State University Hoopa Tribal Forestry Wildlife Conservation Society California Department of Fish & Game University of California Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine
North Carolina State University National Park Service Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife  United States forest Service: Pacific Southwest Research Station United State Fish and Wildlife Service Sierra Adaptive Management Project

 

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May 23, 2012