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COLUMBUS — Ohio community leaders will lead an all-day conference on managing human-wildlife conflicts Nov. 15, at The Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center, 2201 Fred Taylor Drive.

Organizers say the 2016 annual conference of the Ohio Community Wildlife Cooperative is for local government officials, community leaders, town planners and others.

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Urban wildlife conflicts are increasing, and so are the challenges for local governments in managing them, said co-organizer Marne Titchenell, wildlife program specialist with Ohio State’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.

University researchers, city officials and wildlife specialists will speak about wildlife conflicts such as: geese management, urban coyotes, deer management and sterilization, trapping and more.

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The registration deadline is Nov. 7 and cost is $35, which includes breakfast, lunch, a packet of information and a parking pass.

Conference hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information or to register visit Ohio Community Wildlife Cooperative or call 614-688-3421.

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