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Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Biological Resources Division, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior

Service Provider Description
The Patuxent Wildlife Research Center is the nation's first wildlife experiment
station. The Patuxent Wildlife Research Center has been a leading
international research institute for wildlife and applied environmental
research, for transmitting research findings to those responsible for managing
our nation's natural resources.

The Center develops and manages national inventory and monitoring programs and
is responsible for the North American Bird Banding Program and leadership of
other national bird monitoring programs. The centers main focus for the future
is to continue its dynamic international, national, and regional leadership in
wildlife research. The Center is a Federal research facility directed by the
Federal government.


[Summary provided by the USGS.]
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