Chinese Delegation Visit 2010
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has an ongoing dialogue (since 1986) with wildlife managers in China, including exchanges of information and of specialists for addressing wildlife trade issues, as well as conservation of wetlands, river ecosystems and nature reserves and refuges.
The Midwest Region welcome fellow biologists from China for an Information Exchange and Capacity Building (Wildlife Without Borders Program) visit Nov. 1-12, 2010. Featured stops included: Sherburne NWR, Detroit Lakes WMD and Provate Lands Office, Tamarac NWR, the Prairie Wetlands Learning Center, Upper Mississippi River NWFR, Trempealeau NWR, LaCrosse District UMR, Horicon NWR, Necedah NWR and Minnesota Valley NWR.
The emphasis is on training and familiarizing biologists, wetland specialists, and nature reserve staff from China with U.S. wildlife management and conservation practices. Wetlands management, restoration and conservation is a priority