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National Wildlife Research Center Archives

About This Database

This database provides descriptions and inventories for collections held by the National Wildlife Research Center (NWRC) Archives. NWRC is a major research facility within the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Services program. The Center applies scientific expertise to resolving problems caused by the interaction of wildlife animals and society.

Search tips

  • Use the asterisk (*) wildcard. Example: acid* will return results for acid, acids, acidic, acidobacteria, etc.
  • To search by exact phrase, use double quotes around your search query Example: “wildlife damage management”
  • Create advanced searches by clicking the "+" button to the right of the date range to add a search row.
  • Searches will return collection-level, series-level, and folder- or item-level results, which can be filtered on the right-hand side of the page.

Location, Hours and Access

The archives are located in the National Wildlife Research Center in Fort Collins, CO. The archives are open from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM Monday through Friday. For additional information, research requests or to setup a research appointment contact: (970) 266-6021 or email:

Related Resources

  • Digital Collections: Digitized content from NWRC's library and archives collections, including images and publications.
  • NWRC Archives: Further information about the NWRC Archives.
  • NWRC History: StoryMap about NWRC history with information and images from the Archives.
  • Library Catalog: Search NWRC’s library catalog.