Events 2018-09-25T18:11:18+00:00


The Botstiber Institute For Wildlife Fertility Control Exists To Advance Humane, Non-Lethal Methods Of Wildlife Fertility Control


Upcoming Events

WEBINAR – Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 1:00 PM (EDT)

State of the Field: Wildlife Fertility Control to Mitigate Human -Wildlife Conflicts

Join us on Tuesday, October 23rd for a free webinar that will provide an overview of major advances in the field of wildlife fertility control over the last 10 years. Presenter Stephanie Boyles Griffin, BIWFC Science and Policy Director, will explore the challenges that remain and ongoing efforts by researchers, wildlife managers, policy-makers and communities. CLICK HERE to register.

November 8, 2018 (tentative)

Free-Roaming Horse and Burro Fertility Control Workshop 

The BIWFC plans to host a Free-Roaming Horse and Burro Fertility Control Workshop in Albuquerque, New Mexico, tentatively scheduled for November 8, 2018. This training workshop will bring together researchers, professionals, and government officials to discuss the implementation of fertility control to manage free-roaming horses and burros. Check back for more information in the near future.



Recent Events

BIWFC Video Crew Travels West to Film Wildlife 

To further advance the BIWFC goal of educating the public about fertility control as a wildlife management option, the Institute is producing a video about BIWFC and on-going wildlife fertility control efforts. Members of the BIWFC staff have recently traveled to Montana, Colorado and Assateague Island in Maryland to videotape wildlife for this project. READ MORE.

BIWFC Participates in ACC&D 6th International Symposium

The Botstiber Institute for Wildlife Fertility Control (BIWFC) attended the 6th International Symposium on Non-Surgical Contraceptive Methods of Pet Population Control hosted by the Alliance for Contraception in Cats and Dogs (ACC&D) in Boston, MA in late July. In addition to serving as a symposium sponsor BIWFC also hosted an exhibit table and participated in several sessions. READ MORE.

Urban Deer Fertility Control Workshop

This workshop was held in Tarrytown, NY on May 2, and included presentations from professionals on urban deer management planning, surgical sterilization project planning, immunocontraception research, and federal and state regulations. READ MORE.


Past Events

8th International Conference on Wildlife Fertility Control

On July 18 – 21, 2017, the Botstiber Institute for Wildlife Fertility Control hosted the 8th International Conference on Wildlife Fertility Control in Washington, DC. The conference was a continuation of an international forum on research into the management of wildlife populations through contraception that began 30 years ago.  More than 100 attendees from 12 countries were in attendance.  READ MORE