Nutria Management in the Northwest

April 24, 2007 at the Vancouver Water Resources Center, Vancouver WA.

Report on Nutria Management and Research in the Pacific Northwest .pdf

Goal: To facilitate communication between regional organizations/agencies involved in nutria management, help define impacts, and set the agenda for future management and research.

Final Workshop Agenda (.doc)

Summary

PNW nutria workshop summary (.pdf)

Workshop Materials

Informational materials provided to participants:

Abstracts of Papers

General Information

Worldwide Distribution
Nutria in Louisiana
Nutria - Bounds et al.
Nutria - LeBlanc

Nutria in the PNW

Nutria in Skagit County
Impacts of Nutria in Oregon
Feral Coypus in the PNW
Oregon's Nutria Problem

Behaviour in Urban Areas

Diurnal Activity
Habitat Usage

Control Programs

Nutria in the Chesapeake
Nutria Harvest Distribution
Planning and Monitoring an Attempt to Eradicate

Trapping Research

Field Trial of a Multiple Capture Trap
Field Trial of Potential Lures
Evaluation of Attractants

Models

Simulation Approach
Modeling the Effects of Nutria on Wetlands

Diseases

Common Diseases of Furbearing Animals
Survey for Selected Diseases in Nutria

Summary of Workshop Presentations

Vaughn
Carter
Mouton
Stevenson
Davidson
Witmer
Kendrot