Workshop for Integrated Carnivore-Livestock Management

Date: Friday, February 24, 2017
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: Thompson Library, 11th Floor Campus Reading Room


For additional information, contact Kristina Slagle

Free and open to the public


9:00am – 10:00am

Welcome and Introduction-Brian Snyder, Executive Director of InFACT

Session 1 – The Rise of Public Concern for Wildlife

  • Jeremy Bruskotter (School of Environment and Natural Resources, OSU) and Alia Dietsch (School of Environment and Natural Resources, OSU)

10:15am – 11:15am

Session 2 – Rearing Livestock in Ohio

  • Roger High (Ohio Farm Bureau), Brady Campbell (Department of Animal Sciences, OSU), and Liz Parker (Department of Animal Sciences, OSU).

11:15am – 11:50am

Session 3 – The Economics of Livestock Predation

  • Stephanie Shwiff (USDA-WS-National Wildlife Research Center) and Clint McCoy (Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife)

11:50am – 1:00pm

Break for Lunch

1:00pm – 2:30pm

Session 4 – Carnivore Ecology and Behavior

  • Laura Prugh (School of Environmental and Forest Sciences, University of Washington), Stan Gehrt (School of Environment and Natural Resources, OSU), and Tom Gehring (Department of Biology & Institute for Great Lakes Research, CMU)

2:30pm – 2:45pm

15-minute Break

2:45pm – 4:15pm

Session 5 – Controlling Carnivores around Livestock

  • Stewart Breck (USDA-WS-National Wildlife Research Center), Julie Young (USDA-WS-National Wildlife Research Center/College of Natural Resources, USU) , and Eric Gese (College of Natural Resources, USU)

4:15pm – 4:30pm

Closing Remarks – What next?


Sponsored by inFACT through an InFACT Linkage and Leverage grant. Supported by the OSU Fish and Wildlife Society, and the Human-Animal Interactions Club.