Proceedings of the Vertebrate Pest Conference
Endangered species in the Pacific Islands: The role of animal damage control
- Author(s): Ohashi, Tim J.
- Oldenburg, J. Gary
- et al.
With the establishment of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal Damage Control operational program in Hawaii, the agency has expanded its activities to include protecting endangered species in Hawaii, American Samoa, and may soon be operating in Guam and the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas. Endangered species recovery plans and technical reports of species in the Pacific Islands outline a role for the Animal Damage Control program in recovery efforts.