Wildlife Management and Conservation

Wildlife Management and Conservation

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Wildlife Management and Conservation presents a clear overview of the management and conservation of animals, their habitats, and how people influence both. The relationship among these three components of wildlife management is explained in chapters written by leading experts and is designed to prepare wildlife students for careers in which they will be charged with maintaining healthy animal populations; finding ways to restore depleted populations while reducing overabundant, introduced, or pest species; and managing relationships among various human stakeholders. Topics covered in this book include a€c The definitions of wildlife and managementa€c Human dimensions of wildlife managementa€c Animal behaviora€c Predatora€“prey relationships a€c Structured decision makinga€c Issues of scale in wildlife managementa€c Wildlife healtha€c Historical context of wildlife management and conservationa€c Hunting and trappinga€c Nongame speciesa€c Nutrition ecologya€c Water managementa€c Climate changea€c Conservation planningIt was the nationa#39;s first national park, and intense control of wolves occurred there almost since its establishment. ... establishment of wolf populations into appropriate habitats in the western United States (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 1987).

Title:Wildlife Management and Conservation
Author:Paul R. Krausman, James W. Cain
Publisher:JHU Press - 2013-10-16


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