USACE researcher employs K-9 intelligence to solve lock & dam issue
The Environmental Laboratory’s Dena Dickerson, shown with her show dog, Jada, used her canine training and field trial expertise to test a possible solution to chase off birds causing extensive damages at Oklahoma’s Robert S. Kerr Lock and Dam. The impressive experiment with Panda, her own border collie, resulted in the Corps’ Tulsa District purchase of border collie Ellie, who keeps the facility clear of thousands of cormorants and gulls

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