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Our Purpose

As described in the By-Laws of the Vertebrate Pest Conference, the objectives of the organization are:

  • To exchange information on Vertebrate Pest Management and related matters through periodic meeting and other appropriate means
  • To advance environmentally safe Vertebrate Pest Management methodology
  • To advance undergraduate and graduate education in Vertebrate Pest Management
  • To cooperate with public and private agencies in the solution of problems relating to Vertebrate Pest Management
  • To consider and refer to the proper agencies, problems of mutual concern in the field of Vertebrate Pest Management
  • To foster educational work on Vertebrate Pest Management through all appropriate agencies
  • To encourage research by both public and private agencies on problems and their solutions as related to Vertebrate Pest Management, and
  • To promote uniformity and coordination of activities among agencies concerned with the regulatory aspects of Vertebrate Pest Management.