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Gainesville, Florida Field Station


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Gainesville Field Station Records --

Identifier: NWRC 0006
Abstract The Gainesville, Florida, Field Station was established in 1944. The original mission of the field station involved the study of rodent damage to Florida sugarcane but evolved over the years to include research on controlling bird and mammal damage to rice, fruit, aquaculture, and other agricultural interests. The Gainesville Field Station Records contain materials dated from the 1940s through the early 2000s, including administrative records, images, and research records related to bird...
Dates: 1914-2017

Mammal Damage Unit Records --

Identifier: NWRC 0034

Over the years, the Mammal Damage Unit of the DWRC/NWRC conducted research on coyote predation on livestock; rodent damage to crops, rangeland, and buried cables; and damage to timber production and reforestation efforts caused by deer, bear, and rodents, particularly pocket gophers. The Unit also studied the use of pesticides as well as methods to identify and develop non-lethal or non-chemical alternative management methods for specific wildlife problems.

Dates: 1909 - 2002; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1990

Mike Avery Digital Files---

Identifier: NWRC 0047
Abstract The Mike Avery Digital Files Collection (NWRC 0047) consists of 13 series of digital files from the Gainesville, FL, Field Station dated 1998 to 2018. Topics covered in this collection include bird damage to aquaculture, grain, and fruit crops; testing of repellents, chemical deterrents, and avian contraception methods; vulture management and roost dispersal; research on monk parakeets and invasive species such as feral swine, Burmese pythons, Nile monitors, and Argentine tegus. This...
Dates: 1998 - 2018

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Bird strikes 2
Birds 2
Building construction 2
Feral swine 2
Monk parakeets 2