The Natural Science Collections Alliance has prepared a short report on how natural history collections contribute to wildlife management. “Informing Wildlife Management: Genetics Research Uses Natural History Collections” shows how researchers use genetic information preserved in scientific collections in cutting-edge wildlife research. Natural history collections are being used to prevent bird strikes with aircraft, better understand population genetics, and potentially revive extinct species.
Download a free copy of the issue brief at http://nscalliance.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/nsca-wildlife-management.pdf. Access other reports in NSC Alliance’s series “On the Importance of Scientific Collections” at http://nscalliance.org/?page_id=10.