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BIWFC: 2022: A Milestone Year!

December 19, 2022

As 2022 draws to a close, we want to take a moment to reflect on an incredibly productive year and to thank all of you who collaborated with the Botstiber Institute for Wildlife Fertility Control (BIWFC) in pursuing its mission to advance the use of effective, sustainable fertility control methods to mitigate human-wildlife conflicts and […]

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BIWFC: Conference Presentations Now Available

October 19, 2022

The 9th International Conference on Wildlife Fertility Control featured nearly 40 speakers from 14 countries and 24 U.S. states, along with special guest speaker The Honorable Jared Polis, Governor of Colorado, and opening plenary from Dr. Cheryl Asa, Advisory Board Chair Association for Zoos and Aquariums Reproductive Management Center. Speakers discussed the role of fertility control in mitigating human-wildlife conflicts as well […]

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BIWFC: Building Bridges to Coexistence

August 10, 2022

In the last six months Dr. Giovanna Massei attended conferences in Colorado Springs (USA), Edinburgh (UK), and Arusha (Tanzania), and presented or co-authored eight talks on fertility control for non-native grey squirrels in the UK, for feral cattle in Hong Kong, for baboons in South Africa, and for wild boar in Spain. The topics ranged […]

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BIWFC: International Conference on Wildlife Fertility Control

June 29, 2022

The 9th International Conference on Wildlife Fertility Control (ICWFC), hosted by the BIWFC, drew more than 120 people to the Cheyenne Mountain Resort in Colorado Springs, CO from May 23 – 25, including professionals from North America (U.S. – 24 states, Washington, D.C. and the Navajo Nation, Canada, and the Caribbean – St. Kitts), Europe […]

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BIWFC: Cheryl Asa Receives 2022 Trailblazer Award

June 15, 2022

During the 9th International Conference on Wildlife Fertility Control, BIWFC Advisory Board and Conference Committee member Cheryl Asa was presented with the 2022 Trailblazer Award. This award recognizes and honors an individual who has had a profound impact on our field, one who has an exemplary reputation, and one who serves as a model, especially for emerging practitioners and researchers. The […]

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BIWFC: Call for Papers

June 15, 2022

Wildlife Research plans to publish a special issue on Wildlife Fertility Control in 2023.  We invite you to submit your best paper and publish alongside your colleagues in the field.  See details here. We are interested in receiving papers that engage with the following topics: Human dimensions Recent research in contraceptive development Advancement in practical applications Modelling […]

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