Examining Innovative Solutions to Control Invasive Species and Promote Wildlife Conservation, Hearing Before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, U.S. Senate, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, First Session, March 15, 2017 [open pdf - 11MB]
This is from the March 15,2017 hearing on "Examining Innovative Solutions to Control Invasive Species and Promote Wildlife Conservation" held before the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works. From the opening statement of John Barrasso: "Our Nation's innovators are developing cutting-edge technologies to help us effectively fight poaching, better manage wildlife, and control invasive species. A 2015 National Geographic article outlined a number of innovative technologies being used to promote conservation of many of the world's most endangered species, including a crowd funding to pay for drones to locate poachers, DNA analysis to identify the origin of illicit ivory supplies, deploying thermal imaging placed along perimeters of protected areas to notify authorities of the entry of poachers, and using mobile apps to assist wildlife law enforcement in carrying out their duties." Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Brian Nesvik, Carter Roberts, Jim Kurth, Jamie Reaser, and David Ullrich.
S. Hrg. 115-13; Senate Hearing 115-13
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